Observation 120928: Agaricus moelleri Wasser

Beautiful Agaricus in redwood duff, beneath overpass.

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It’s very pretty.
By: Sofialovesmushrooms (Sofieharr)
2013-01-09 20:42:14 PST (-0800)

Had a chance to eat a Prince recently….was an incredible treat. So I am trying to learn about this family as i would like to eat many more of these. :-)

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-01-07 04:34:10 PST (-0800)

I did not slice it open or completely remove it from the ground. The best photo I have does not show staining at the base. You could be right.

By: Sofialovesmushrooms (Sofieharr)
2013-01-06 22:31:31 PST (-0800)

Staining? Did it stain yellow at the base and was the base bulbous? It kind of looked like a Wine-colored Agaricus or the Hondenis, to me.

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-12-23 17:06:56 PST (-0800)

we have been calling A. praeclaresquamosus and/or A. moelleri (both incorrect)

Created: 2012-12-23 17:00:13 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2012-12-25 07:53:13 PST (-0800)
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