Observation 164048: Agaricus deserticola G. Moreno, Esqueda & Lizárraga

Open hillside- coastal influence. Found near Chaparral border and grass land. Salvia mellifera,Trichostema lanceolatum,Artemisia californica.

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Used references: Field Guide to Mushrooms of Western North America,Davis,Sommer,Menge

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By: Rick Kerrigan (rwkerrigan)
2014-09-05 17:17:08 CDT (-0400)

Thanks to Mark, I had a chance to obtain the ITS DNA sequence for this collection. It matches the sequence I have for A. deserticola from NM. The rupture of the peridium at the base of the cap, all around the contact with the stipe, is characteristic for this species.

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