Observation 188608: Agaricus sect. Xanthodermati
When: 2014-11-15
Who: fewteeth
No herbarium specimen

Notes: found under coastal redwoods which had been planted here in the mid-Sierras. We have periodic fruitings of these, but none quite as spectacular as this one.

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54% (1)
Recognized by sight: I’ve seen and eaten lots of these in W. Va. Have not tried the California variety yet.
Used references: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: tall stature, felty partial veil, very smooth cap
54% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms of PNW

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By: fewteeth
2014-11-16 10:24:38 PST (-0800)

No phenolic odor, no changing to yellow, no bulb at base makes me think Agaricus Californicus

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