Observation 174240: Agaricus L.
When: 2014-08-14
(43.0808° 75.7536° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Grassy Field school playground. When Cut open, no visible bruising when cut open. Large caps, 4 1/2 to 8 inches across. Earthy smell (smells like stronger version of white button mushroom), mealy. Texture is smooth. There were growing in a group along a line. Gills were close to white (light brown) when picked, darkened over several days.

Picked in August, however it is a cool summer with temperatures rarely in the 80’s. When mushrooms were spotted, the temperature was in the 70’s.

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Showing Gills, Mushroom is several days old, gills darkened
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Top down, with quarter on top for scale.
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top down
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Side Profile
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Close up of base
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close up of gills
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Largest of the group
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Group profile
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largest of the group
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Young, just sprouted
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young, still in ground
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young, cut open

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