Public Description of Agaricus subrutilescens (Kauffman) Hotson & D.E. Stuntz

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Name: Agaricus subrutilescens (Kauffman) Hotson & D.E. Stuntz
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae


General Description:

Pileus: dark-brown to purple-brown, appressed fibrillose or with flattened scales. 6-13 cm across.

Gills:free, close, moderately broad, pinkish-brown, bruising reddish-brown, blackish-brown in age.

Stipe 6-16 cm long, 1-2 cm thick with a membranous veil


Diagnostic Description:

Pleasant smell. Stipe does not change color from white when bruised.


Distribution:

U.S. West Coast


Habitat:

In mixed broadleaf-conifer woods, fruiting from early to mid-winter.


Look Alikes:

Agaricus hondensis


Uses:

Edible


References:
Notes:

Wine-Colored Agaricus

Current Name:
Agaricus subrutilescens (Kauffman) Hotson & D.E. Stuntz, Mycologia 30(2): 219 (1938)

Synonymy:
Psalliota subrutilescens Kauffman, Pap. Mich. Acad. Sci. 5: 141 (1925)


Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: kris michael


Created: 2011-11-29 11:34:21 IST (+0530) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Last modified: 2014-12-29 23:25:39 IST (+0530) by kris michael (kmichael)
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