Observation 200179: Agrocybe Fayod

When: 2015-02-20

Collection location: 6523 SE Knight St., Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

45.4804° -122.5964° 76m

Who: Allen Hoof (allenhoof)

No specimen available

Observed growing in a backyard lawn in a Pacific Northwest suburban neighborhood. The first image is of the largest individual; the remaining images are of the smaller, collected individual.

Yellow-orange mushrooms, fading to cream-colored toward the cap margins. Caps convex to slightly knobbed, smooth. Stems slightly club-shaped with remnant flaring ring observed on largest individual, which had ~ 5 cm cap diameter, ~ 8 cm stem height. Some veil remnants noted on caps. A smaller individual (~ 2.5 cm cap diameter, ~ 8 cm stem height) was collected and bisected for close inspection of the gills. Gills white, close, attached (adnexed).


The largest individual observed
Smaller, collected individual; stem
Smaller, collected individual; cap
Bisection to view gills

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Two possibilities
By: Allen Hoof (allenhoof)
2015-03-07 13:39:18 PST (-0800)

Visually, could be either Agrocybe pediades Fayod or Agrocybe praecox Fayod.

Created: 2015-03-06 14:43:26 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2015-03-07 13:40:47 PST (-0800)
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