A cluster of large mushrooms growing on rotting wood in native bush. Cap size up to 110 mm. Gills fawny-white with dark brown margins.
Large Amanita sp? found with a number of others in an open field growing within wood chips. A little confused by this since the presence of volvus suggests Amanita. No ring, maybe Amanita vaginata but expect more striated cap. Color could be a Deathcap but no ring present. Any help to further nail down species appreciated. Thanks.
Growing on decayed coast live oak log
Cap about 3.5cm in diameter, growing on decaying coast live oak log.
this mushroom was growing about 15 feet up on the side of a Douglas fir
The Pluteaceae are a family of small to medium-sized mushrooms which have free gill attachment and pink spores. Members of Pluteaceae can be mistaken for members of Entolomataceae, but can be distinguished by their angled spores and attached gills. The four genera in the Pluteaceae include the widely distributed Volvariella and Pluteus, the rare Chamaeota, and Volvopluteus, newly described in 2011 as a result of molecular analysis. The Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008) estimates...