Observation 185711: Leucoagaricus barssii (Zeller) Vellinga
When: 2014-10-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in vegetable garden area. Growing singularly and in groups with some cepitose. Annulus ring prominent. Curved stipe that is somewhat hollow with a pithy center. Stipe is approximately 2 inches tall and 5/8" at slightly swollen base tapering upward to 3/8" at cap. Cap is approximately 4 inches across. Gills pure white, close and free. Cap is dry and has small light tan to brown scales. Plane at maturity. Convex when young. Spore print is white. A slight almond odor is detected in gills. Uncertain of species and definitely leaning towards Lepiota as the genus.

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Group cluster
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Gills and annulus ring
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Cap margin
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Cap face
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View of gills upside down
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Full view in hand
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Free gills and stipe
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Young cap

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Created: 2014-10-26 17:36:39 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2014-10-26 18:33:31 CDT (-0500)
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