Observation 163419: Agaricus fuscovelatus Kerrigan
When: 2014-04-10

Notes: under Monterey Pine along coast.

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-44% (2)
Recognized by sight: Brown fibrillose cap with darker center, smooth upper stipe, with some floccose material on stipe below veil. stipe even or with small bulb. gills whitish when young, inner flesh staining tawny brown with age and maggot activity.
Based on chemical features: mild almond scent
61% (2)
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spores…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-04-15 17:45:25 EDT (-0400)

subglobose, dark brown in KOH, thick walled, prominent hilar appendage; 7-8 × 6.

I think that you are right…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-04-15 11:04:12 EDT (-0400)

I don’t see this species very often, and this example no longer had its fuscous veil. Appendiculate cap margin plus stocky nature plus medium sized plus all of a size stipe also leans towards fuscovelatus.
I did not notice red staining, though.

I lumped this individual with another collection nearby, which may be perobscurus. Oooopsies!
I will try and look at these (and others) under the scope today. Yesterday got away from me! Too much field/travel time lately, and plenty of home catch-up.

That spore drop sure is BLACK!

Created: 2014-04-14 21:06:29 EDT (-0400)
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