Leucopaxillus albissimus 

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Leucopaxillus albissimus (Peck) Singer 1939 

Saprotrophic decomposer of forest litter. It can be found in fall under conifers growing in fairy rings or scattered groups. It is a large off-white to tannish mushroom with an inrolled margin that becomes wavy in age. It has densely-spaced close and narrow gills that can be somewhat decurrent. The stem is whitish, short relative to the width of the cap, with white basal mycelium. It has a white spore print. It is in the Tricholomataceae family of the Agaricales order.