Observation 118718: Agaricus arvensis Schaeff.

When: 2012-12-02

Collection location: Greer Park, Palo Alto, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Len (placeport)

No specimen available

Growing in open grassy area in pure grass. Did not change color on handling, bruising or cutting. Smelled like almond. Cogwheel annulus. Pale yellow to cream colored cap. Stipe even, not bulbous.

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By: Len (placeport)
2012-12-12 01:06:05 CET (+0100)

I was surprised too. And I found Agaricus bisporus growing near the same spot. Neither of these seen there before, in over 20 different hunting visits there. Things seem different everywhere around here this year.

This is a cool find
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-12-11 20:07:16 CET (+0100)

I have hunted in Greer Park many times and did not find these.

Yes, quite yellow
By: Len (placeport)
2012-12-11 19:58:36 CET (+0100)

I dried and saved it and after drying the yellow really became deeper; Interesting color! Never saw one before.

actually if you look closely…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-12-11 17:14:07 CET (+0100)

you can see yellow all over that fruit body, from the brightly yellow base to the more subtle yellow tones in the cap!

lovely, fragrant mushroom.

Created: 2012-12-03 08:51:37 CET (+0100)
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