In young specimens there are stripes and bands of violaceous brown, and the shells are striate within the aperture.
Spores globose or somewhat irregular, very minutely warted, violaceous, 9–11 mic.
The papules are usually pea-sized, flattened, and of a dark red or violaceous color.
The nodules gradually enlarge, the skin becomes reddish, violaceous or livid in color.
At first a pale-pink or dull, violaceous red, they later become yellowish or coppery.
And his violaceous lips gave forth a breath more nauseous than the exhalation from a corpse.
Spores globose, very minutely warted, violaceous, 10–12 mic.
The stem is solid, violaceous at the thickened base, red-reticulated at the apex, expanded into the pileus.
Beneath them are seen brownish and violaceous blotches, the integument thus stained slowly losing its abnormal color.