Observation 22397: Agaricus L.
When: 2009-06-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: stem stained yellow after picking and handling. young specimens had a pink hue to their gills while the older Agaricus were more of a brown colored gill. Spore print was brown. veil was present on pileus with the mature.

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48% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: no yellow staining inside the stem base → no Xanthodermatei!
7% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: may be carneifolius or another species from the leucothites-complex

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colour of spore print
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-22 15:13:26 CDT (-0400)

Are you sure that the specimens from where the spore print originates and the small specimen on the first two pictures are the same species?
the pinkish spore print is very unusual, if not to say impossible, for Agaricus

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By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-22 15:10:11 CDT (-0400)

There are many Agaricus which stain yellow when handled. But the character of the Xanthodermatei group is, that the flesh INSIDE the stem base turns chrome yellow when exposed to air.

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