Notes: Significant fruiting in wood chips. A variety of ages from new buttons to old dinner plate sized caps. Brought home some fresh ones and cooked them up. They were excellent and very similar to the ones I have growing from a kit in my basement.
Description of collected specimens:
Pileus: Red brown to medium brown with a slight blotchiness, some yellow tones visible between the dense scales when present; 60-100mm across, 10-40mm thick; smooth to densely scale; convex with an inrolled margin to plano-convex; flesh pure white when young becoming yellowish in age
Stipe: Broader at the base than at the top; constricting somewhat where it meets the pileus; whitish where it has been exposed; yellow to brownish with aged and exposure; flesh pure white; 74-100mm long; 12-30mm wide
Rhizomorphs: Present at base of stipe; up to 3mm thick and 20-100mm long (could well have been longer); off white with a pinkish or brownish cast
Partial veil: Present, complete when young, star-like pattern; colored like the stipe (white where not exposed and yellow to brownish with age or exposure
Lamellae: Light gray when young, becoming darker purple-grey with age; darkening when bruised; adnexed to sinuate; close; lamellulae rare
Odor: Sweet slightly cucumberish
Taste: Indistinct, slightly sweet, mushroomy. Much sweeter when cooked.
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