Cap: 4 – 11 cm wide, hemispheric at first, then convex to plano-convex, deep brown to hazel-brown to pale ochraceous brown, densely distributed warts that are pure white to sordid cream, minutely verruculose, floccose, easily removable. Viscid when wet, with a short striate margin. The flesh is white, unchanging when injured.
Gills: free, close to crowded, white becoming greyish, truncate.
Spores: white in deposit, broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid to elongate, infrequently globose. 8 — 12 × 5.5 — 8 µm.
Stipe: 5 – 14 cm long × .6 – 2 cm wide, subcyclindric, somewhat narrowing upward, white, becoming slightly tannish in age, stuffed then hollow, finely floccose becoming smooth above the ring, and with small appressed squamules or creamy floccose material below. The volva is white, becoming grey with age, forming one or sometimes two narrow hoop-like rings just above the bulbous base. The flesh is white, unchanging when injured.
Odour: Unpleasant or like raw potatoes
Microscopic features: Spores are 8-14 x 6-10 µm, smooth, elliptical and inamyloid.
Rojo con escamas color beige, muy bonito.
Found at canopy edge under live oaks
Found deer mushroom in mixed evergreen forest next to fallen tan oak log in mixed evergreen forest on the west slope of ben lomond mountain in the cemex forest.