Amanita citrina var.alba?

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mushroom mike
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Amanita citrina var.alba?

Post by mushroom mike » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:33 pm

Hi, Could anyone confirm if this is Amanita citrina var.alba as opposed to Amanita citrina from the photographs and description given below. Sorry to say the fungus was a bit passed its best. Thanks in advance.

1. Cap : White, 60mm across with light brown veil remnants.
2. Stipe : White, 100mm x 12mm, broader at the base, large volva sack present measuring 35mm across.
3. Gills : White , crowded, free.
4. Found under Fagus but pines near by.
5. Smell : Very strong raw potato
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Flaxton
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Re: Amanita citrina var.alba?

Post by Flaxton » Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:30 pm

Hi Mike I think you can justify calling it var alba.
Mal

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