Observation 169568: Chlorophyllum molybdites (G. Mey.: Fr.) Massee
When: 2014-07-11
Who: tashab33
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This white mushroom was found growing near several others of same type, near the edge of a lawn. A few were growing singly, but nearby was a cluster of three, two one each side of a very large one (maybe 4 in wide cap).

The cap is about 3 inches across with brown specs.
The stem does not attach to the gills but to the center of the cap.
There is a ring.
They smell like button mushrooms to me.
The stem is hollow…I guess with some pinkish-brown discoloration where broken.

I can attempt to make a spore print if that’ll help with id. Wondering if this is toxic or edible. Thanks.

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Green spore print
By: tashab33
2014-07-12 13:59:13 AEST (+1000)

Spore print was light green. Gills turned green. So yes, this is C. molybdites!

Created: 2014-07-12 13:46:13 AEST (+1000)
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