The cap and stalk
5 - 15 cm
With ring and overgrown shell
white, whitish, cream
Scientific name: Amanita citrina var. alba (Gillet) Rea 1922
Synonyms: Species Fungorum 10.12.2015:
Amanita citrina Pers. 1797
Habit of Growth: Mycorrhiza
Protection: Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 5-8 cm across, hemispherical when young, later plane, smooth surface, dull to satiny white, covered with irregularly shaped white patches, obtuse margin, sometimes faintly striate.
Hymenophore: smooth, white
Spore print: white
Spore: subglobose, 7,5-9,7 x 6,5-9,0 μm
Stem: 6-11 x 0,8-1,5 cm, cylindrical, somewhat enlarged toward the base, solid, fibrous, smooth surface, with a pendent, delicate, white, membranous annulus on the upper third, base with a soft marginate bulb.
Flesh: white, thin, odor and taste like raw potato.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in hardwood and coniferous forests, on sandy, nutrient-poor, acid soil, grows from summer to fall.