Observation 136465: Agaricus moelleri Wasser

Notes:
Original Herbarium Label: Agaricus moelleri Wasser
Syn.: Agaricus praeclaresquamosus A.E. Freeman
On the lawn at 2585 Queenswood Dr.
Property of Mrs. & Mr. Patricia Christian (“Pat & Peter”)

Herbarium Specimen: UBC F28765 GenBank ??? – Failed
& F28766 [both as Agaricus praeclaresquamosus A.E. Freeman]

Spores: 6-7(-7.5) x 4-4.5 µm
Mature caps to 20 cm in diameter
Smell phenolic, but not strong, bruising yellow at the stipe base; flesh white, base of the stipe turmed yellow, and slowly changing to reddish-brown and eventually becoming brown with the red tinge
Absence of marginal cells at the edges of gills and the time of the collection do not really fit to Agaricus moelleri

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UBC DNA sequencing failed
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2018-01-01 04:16:55 CST (-0500)
Possibly yes
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2017-12-31 13:49:19 CST (-0500)

I have a feeling that it has been sequenced by the UBC mycologists in their Edible/Poisonous mushroom project. I sent a note to Prof. Mary Berbee, who may have some results of that project already. I have put you on the cc: of that email and I will keep you posted. All the best in 2018 to you and to all the MO users who read this comment! Adolf

Do you have the sequence for this?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2017-12-31 09:54:49 CST (-0500)

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