Habitat: oak woodland
Substrate: duff
Cap: 3.75" wide; context 3/16" thick; greyish brown; patch of white universal veil tissue with rusty discolorations; dry; 1/2" striations at margin
Gills: white; free
Stipe: 4" h x 7/8" thick; mostly even, very slightly thicker toward bottom; scaly, grey over white, no ring; volva mostly attached, but flaring at the top with rusty discolorations; odor mild
Spores: ? (waiting for spore print)


Proposed Names

-31% (2)
Used references: California Mushrooms by Desjardin et al
79% (4)
Recognized by sight: ochraceous staining, gray fribrils on stem, gray cap with short marginal striations and patches of ochraceous-staining volva.

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You’re very welcome, Michelle.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-02-08 00:35:31 CST (+0800)


Thanks for the info!
By: Michelle C. Torres-Grant (mctorresgrant)
2016-02-07 23:44:39 CST (+0800)

Rod, thanks for the info, which I read and went on to read more. The description for A. protecta sounds very good for these mushrooms I found.

By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-02-07 22:34:28 CST (+0800)

Here’s a link that might be useful:

Very best,


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