Western WA, pushing up through the duff on the side of a trail underneath a large Western Red Cedar.
Gills are free, white when young, turning brown in older specimens.
3-6" in length, covered in white “stuff” (see pics.) Very distinctive ring which was yellowish.
4-12" diameter, covered in brown fibrils. When rubbed the cap turns yellow and stays yellow.
Spore print color:
Bruises yellow and stays yellow.
I described the scent as “sweet”, my brother in law called it “like some kind of spice” and my father in law said “anise”
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sure looks like augustus to me. the depicted shagginess of the stipe below the skirt, in addition to the other characteristics that you noted, nails it for augustus.
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