Conifer Powder-Cap (Cystoderma fallax)
The conifer powder-cap (Cystoderma fallax) is a common mushroom which has a close association with cone-bearing trees throughout western North America. The orange to cinnamon brown cap is adorned with fine particles or "powder," but these usually wash away with rain and age. Perhaps a more prominent (and certainly a more enduring) feature is the flaring annulus, or stem ring — a marvelous remnant of the partial veil tissue.
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