Collection location: Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]
Found in a neighbor’s garden bed (amended soil) curving out from the foundation of the house.
Pileus: white with brownish scales (not fibrils) which turned darker overnight. Bruised purple brown where touched. Overnight the surface turned dark gray and cracked all over, revealing white flesh. 6 cm across.
Gills: creamy white, at first, turning dingy pink overnight. Crowded, free, waxy, thick.
Stipe: Solid, white, turning brown where handled, except at base and apex. Wider at base. Annulus also darkened. 2 cm at apex and 8 cm long.
Spore print: white or cream—not many spores left to print.