Observation 187520: Agrocybe erebia (Fr.) Kuhner ex Singer
When: 2014-11-07

Notes: Mushrooms growing under the house.

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artistic wavy gills remind me of artwork by Roger Dean
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old one and young one
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cap color is a ruddy reddish brown
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cross section

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Recognized by sight
60% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Though very deformed for some reason
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By: Julie Jones (foobear)
2016-11-04 10:57:51 PDT (-0700)

thank you that is very interesting!

Very interesting Observation, Julie.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-11-07 12:48:08 PST (-0800)

This obs. is in the process of becoming a truffle, and sequesteriong its spores, although not quite completely. If you look at the cross section (3rd photo) many of the gill lamellae have grown together, eliminating air as spore dispersal mechanism. Being found under a house is another clue. A house could act as a casing medium (completely covering) the sporocarp.

Next step requires microscopy.

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