Observation 104673: Macrolepiota Singer
When: 2012-08-10
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: looked like M. procera, but when I got it home, realized it had bruised red….
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Else vellinga said
By: Leighton Bankes (paducahovoids)
2012-08-13 14:12:57 PDT (-0700)

Dear Leighton,

your mushroom is definitely a Macrolepiota species, but i do not have a species name for it. As far as I know, the European species do not occur in North America, and there are no names for the North American species, so we are in a vacuum. In Europe some species are known to stain reddish.
I am sorry that i cannot help you any further with that, but if you would like to send me the specimen, so that i can examine it further, that would be great.

with my best wishes,


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