Observation 147184: Agaricus L.

When: 2013-10-03

Collection location: Monticello, Wright Co., Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Kempenich (Gentleman Forager)

No specimen available

Growing in predominantly white pine

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Recognized by sight: Pinkish gills; persistent ring; scaly cap; overall stature

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By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-10-03 12:45:11 CDT (-0500)

At minimum you would need to know whether it stains or not and if it has a distinctive odor. Given the grey brown color of the scales, I would guess this is in the Xanthodermati group which typically stain yellow and then turn brown and have an unpleasant “phenolic” odor (as opposed to a sweet almondy or anise-like odor). The Xanthodermati are generally mildly toxic and can cause nausea and vomiting.

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