Observation 143539: Lepiota (Pers.) Gray

When: 2013-08-22

Collection location: Nordland, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Though not particularly sulcate, this looks like brebissonii

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By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-08-24 12:21:20 EDT (-0400)

Thanks josh,
Thats interesting, its ver common around the coastal areas of the sound, but not so much inland. Really interesting, i will have to start doing some research/keying out. i never have payed attention to the species. Got a lot of other mushies to deal with.

This invasive species
By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2013-08-23 14:32:55 EDT (-0400)

Is SUPER common on the other side of the sound (I can’t think of a city park that doesn’t have it) and I have seen one collection from the Kitsap peninsula. 10 years ago this species had never been collected before in North America!

The other possibility would be Leucoagaricus atrodiscus grp. which a quick glance under the scope should make clear.

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