Observation 160834: Agaricus L.

When: 2014-03-06

Collection location: Simpson, Victoria, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Erin (erin_inthewoods)

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I found these mushrooms growing on our farm under one of the old cypress trees.

Habitat: Found growing under an old cypress pine in 3-4" of composted leaf mulch.

Gills: Dark brown, do not touch the stem.

Stem:Creamy off white, tapers from the top to the bottom. When cut at the bottom bleeds red.

Cap: Light brown, mottled and fibrous looking, white flesh underneath the brown skin, 3.5-4" in diameter.

Spore print color: A brownish color, very faint even though I left it overnight.

Bruising: bleeds red then eventually turns dark brown-black.

Smell: Smells like the large flat mushrooms you buy in the store. Does not smell phenolic or like almonds.

Location: Simpson, VIC, Australia



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Created: 2014-03-06 19:03:53 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2014-03-12 19:20:38 PDT (-0700)
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