Observation 161740: Agaricus bernardi Quél.
When: 2014-03-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Strong penetrating briny odor (that I at first mistook for phenolic).

White parts of surface and context brownish in 10% KOH. Staining purplish red, though not intensely so, when cut in half, and fading again after 15 minutes or so.

Lamellae pink becoming dull chocolate brown.

Found growing out of clay/gravel walkway

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Used references: Fred Stevens “Trial Key to Common Agaricus Species of the Central California Coast”

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