Habitat: Bovine, Equine Dung and Enriched Soils
Strain Origin: Ecuador
Cap: 50-75 mm in diameter, convex to broadly convex to plane with obtuse umbo at maturity. Dark reddish cinnamon brown maturing to golden brown. Surface dry with pronounced and persistent remnants of universal veil on cap (spots). Flesh white soon bruising bluish green.
Stem: 200+ mm in length, pale yellowish to buff. Flesh bruising bluish green where injured. Persistent membranous annulus (ring) from partial veil that becomes dusted with purple brown spores at maturity.
Gills: Attachment adnate to adnexed. Grayish coloration in young fruit bodies becoming nearly black in maturity.
Spores: Dark purplish brown, subellipsoid on 4-spored basidia.