Observation 143214: Agaricus L.

When: 2013-08-18

Collection location: Pioneer Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: thiotimoline

No specimen available

Growing in leaf litter under live oaks. Three growing within a few inches of each other.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Probably A. xanthodermus or A. californicus. Check odor and staining reactions.

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Not xanthoderma
By: thiotimoline
2013-08-19 22:43:36 -05 (-0500)

Broken stem did not stain yellow. Agaricus californicus is plausible, though it lacked the satiny sheen I’ve noticed in them elsewhere.

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