Observation 119182: Agaricales sensu lato

When: 2012-09-07

Collection location: Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Miracle (mcanokwu)

Specimen available

Location: Soil or burnt wood. White mushroom growing 3 feet from each other. Looks like a flower.
Pileus: White colour with yellow button at center which is .5cm in diameter.
Pileal Surface: Smooth and silky to touch with plicate striate margin.
Pileal shape: plane
Pileus Size: 3.2cm in diameter
Gills/Lamellae: Free attachment and even margin, white, 12mm in idth, regullar lamellae with no short gills. Gill colour changed from white to brown when dried.
Stipe: Silky and smooth, white/tan in colour, .3cm width and 6cm length,
Stipe Shape and Context: Equal width at apex and base, stuffed.
Stipe base: inserted/insititous
Volva: Circumsessile
Annulus: not present

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Maybe something like L. alba? Visual access to additional traits would be helpful. Spore print color?
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: no gills, no id :(

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best guess: Leucoagaricus in the white rubrotincti-group (species like sequoiarum)
By: else
2012-12-07 14:52:54 CST (-0600)

but the presence of a volva is strange.
the rest fits this group of species.

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