Observation 128867: Leucoagaricus brunnescens (Peck) Bon. (1981)
When: 2011-08-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in mulch and compost.

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Recognized by sight: if it doesn’t stain yellow and then red. I doubt it is americanus. There are also no violaceous tones I can see and the stem doesn’t appear to be spindle shaped

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By: Timoteo (Timoteo)
2013-02-17 17:51:48 COT (-0500)

Oh that is a long time, well the habitat and everything else fits for L. americanus but alas I am no mycologist.

Re: Staining
By: MyCallOhGee
2013-02-17 17:42:11 COT (-0500)

I do not recall seeing any staining after some time. These photos were taken almost two years ago, so I cannot give 100% confidence in saying that either.

By: Timoteo (Timoteo)
2013-02-17 17:34:46 COT (-0500)

Did you notice any staining?

Check out one of my collections of Leucoagaricus americanus….

Note the staining, they go from white to yellowish to reddish.


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