Onusta Amanita (Loaded Lepidella; Gunpowder Lepidella)
Grayish white cap with grayish brown warts that are often erect, and a long stalk with grayish brown warts. Grows on the ground in mixed woods. August–September. Cap convex to almost flat; grayish white, with grayish brown warts; texture slightly sticky when wet; warts can be scalelike but are often erect or conical. Gills medium broad; spacing close; whitish to cream; attachment free or slightly attached. Stalk with bulb at base, then tapering and rooting; grayish white, with grayish brown warts; warts on lower part; has ring. Universal veil whitish, leaving grayish brown warts on the cap and stem. Partial veil whitish-cream, leaving a skirtlike ring on the upper stalk. Spore print white. Spores magnified are broadly ellipsoid. Has an unpleasant odor.
Lookalikes: Many other amanita species. The "old man of the woods" (Strobilomyces floccopus) and the "confusing old man of the woods" (S. confusus) are similar looking, but have pores, not gills.