When: 2014-10-26

Collection location: Antioch, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard E. Lyons (phungusphreek)

No specimen available

Found in vegetable garden area. Growing singularly and in groups with some cepitose. Annulus ring prominent. Curved stipe that is somewhat hollow with a pithy center. Stipe is approximately 2 inches tall and 5/8" at slightly swollen base tapering upward to 3/8" at cap. Cap is approximately 4 inches across. Gills pure white, close and free. Cap is dry and has small light tan to brown scales. Plane at maturity. Convex when young. Spore print is white. A slight almond odor is detected in gills. Uncertain of species and definitely leaning towards Lepiota as the genus.


Group cluster
Gills and annulus ring
Cap margin
Cap face
View of gills upside down
Full view in hand
Free gills and stipe
Young cap

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