Observation 216243: Leucoagaricus americanus (Peck) Vellinga

When: 2015-08-31

Collection location: Blithedale Canyon, Mill Valley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: sierraUCB

Specimen available

Growing 20 feet downhill from road. Stipe stains yellow immediately them darkens to reddish brown. Older dried specimens still in the ground nearby were cinnamon brown with mauve hue. Scent slightly phenolic.

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Used references: California Mushrooms, Desjardin, Wood & Stevens; UC Berkeley Mycology Professor Tom Bruns
Based on microscopic features: Ellipsoid spore with very small pore
Based on chemical features: Dextrinoid reaction

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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