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