Citron Amanita Amanita citrina (Schaeffer) Persoon  

Description:

Cap: Pale greenish-yellow; smooth often with random flat grayish warts; convex to nearly flat; margin may be slightly striate in age. Gills white, crowded. Stalk: White with tan stains; tapers up; large basal bulb; pendant, pale greenish-yellow ring. Parts of fruiting body may have odor of raw potatoes (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or groups on ground in coniferous or mixed forests (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Citron Amanita in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/12/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

A Citron Amanita (immature fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/11/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Citron Amanita (mature cap with a few remaining warts) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/13/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Citron Amanita (gills, stalk, and ring) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/16/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Citron Amanita (bulbous volvas of two specimens) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/7/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Citron Amanita in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/12/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Citron Amanita spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (11/16/2017). Nearly round, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.3-7.5 x 6.0-7.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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