Observation 24198: Leucoagaricus americanus (Peck) Vellinga
When: 2009-08-10
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This started cumming up in clumps and singularly in an area of wood mulch. The flesh bruises red slowly over 30 min the Base is swollen, Aparently use to be called lepiota americana until recent DNA studies now places this in the genus Leucoagaricus. So i have read.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:27 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘S. Summerlee Rd Oak Hill Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘South of Summerlee Rd., Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight: found growing in wood mulch
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com Audubon’s Field Guide to North American mushrooms page 513 to 514
Based on microscopic features: spores dextinoid and are 8 microns elliptical smooth with a pore on one end. spore print is white

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