Observation 25125: Agaricaceae Chevall.
When: 2009-09-08
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: The Oakland Zoo has oodles of it.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:02 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Oakland Zoo, Children’s Zoo, Insectary, Oakland, California’ to ‘Insectary, Children’s Zoo, Oakland Zoo, Oakland, California, USA’

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Recognized by sight: cultivated by a colony of attine ants (leaf cutters): Atta cephalodes. The cultivated fungus is specific to the species of leaf cutter ant involved. The ants carefully tend the fungus and eat the mycelia; no fruit bodies are produced while the ants are still alive.
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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-09-11 21:08:32 PDT (-0700)

The Lepiotaceae was absorbed into the Agaricaceae some time ago, partly by the work of Else Vellinga.

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