Observation 111433: Chlorophyllum brunneum (Farl. & Burt) Vellinga
When: 2012-09-27
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: A family of 9 specimens at different stages of development growing under the shade of a solitary cedar on the edge of a meadow.

The largest fruitbody had the following dimension: cap = 16.5 cm in diameter; stipe = 2 cm in diameter; bulb = 4.8 cm in diameter; overall height (from cap surface to the bottom of the bulb) = 11 cm.

The bulbs were shallowly buried in duff and leaf litter.

The ring of the largest fruitbody is clearly double-edged.

The odor is fungal and pleasant.

Proposed Names

20% (4)
Used references: 1) Phillip’s “Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America”
2) MushroomExpert.com
77% (2)
Recognized by sight: Marginate bulb at the base of the stem.
This is a rare find on the east coast.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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