Observation 22393: Agaricus L.
When: 2009-06-20
Herbarium specimen reported

Proposed Names

85% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-30% (3)
Recognized by sight: Looks like something close to Stropharia hardii.
7% (3)
Recognized by sight
-73% (3)
Recognized by sight

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very intriguing agaricus!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-23 08:24:55 PDT (-0700)

arvensis gets that yellow on the cap, but doesn’t show that thick flocculence.
Augustus has a flocculent stipe, but doesn’t have a cap like this. Thank heavens you saved it…hopefully we can get Kerrigan interested. And didn’t you have a spore print up yesterday? Or was that one of those other sightings I scrolled thru…

no shame
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-06-22 14:17:26 PDT (-0700)

The angle of the shot made it hard to see the gill attachment. The contribution of a look-alike name is admirable. It provides a teaching opportunity, a treasure to aspiring teachers.

a shame ….
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-22 13:50:43 PDT (-0700)

I didn’t see that the gills are free, but they are definitely. So Agaricus is the only possibility (except an undescribed genus ….)

Clearly Agaricus
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-06-22 13:28:58 PDT (-0700)

Pinkish brown free gills. What else has that conjunction of gill color and attachment? Pluteus maybe, but this is not Pluteus. Stropharia, though a better match for the shaggyness and color of the specimen, would show attached gills.

Gills
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-06-22 10:52:53 PDT (-0700)

I watched this specimen grow for a few days, the gills started off more of a pink color and when finally mature were a chocolate brown color, that is why I thought it was an Agaricus species.

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