Observation 213575: Leucocoprinus Pat.

When: 2015-08-20

Collection location: Tucker, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: GP Van Eron (reishiTea)

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I have no idea what this is but have it coming up all over one of my large vegetable beds. Given the shear number of the mushrooms I am wondering if its something used in one of the mushroom composts i put down Any help in identifying is greatly appreciated.

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By: else
2015-08-22 19:47:30 WAT (+0100)

Leucocoprinus birnbaumii is really bright yellow – i see a little yellow in the young specimens, but the older ones lack all that colour. For me it is definitely a Leucocoprinus, but not birnbaumii.

Thanks for the suggestion
By: GP Van Eron (reishiTea)
2015-08-22 19:10:54 WAT (+0100)

Thank you theoneje for the suggestion. Searching Leucocoprinus birnbaumii online for a bit it looks exactly like what I see in my garden and that it is a common garden mushroom in warmer regions. I wonder if some of the companies producing mushroom compost are using the mycelium in the break down process?

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