Observation 4168: Leucoagaricus barssii (Zeller) Vellinga
When: 2007-09-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on a lawn in downtown Santa Rosa. These seem more fibrillose than other examples on this site of L. leucothites.

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Leucoagaricus barssii
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-09-25 07:28:49 CEST (+0200)

I mentioned the observation to Else, and she wrote back “that is typical Leucoagaricus barssii – it tends to be early – in other words it fruits in drier periods than the other species.”


I think of that species being grayer, but it made sense after she mentioned it.

Interesting Leucoagaricus
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-09-25 06:40:11 CEST (+0200)

The cap surface is different enough that, like you, I wouldn’t call it L. leucothites. If you see it again, it would be worth drying. I’m sure Else Vellinga would be interested in looking at it.

Created: 2007-09-23 00:17:38 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2007-09-25 20:38:54 CEST (+0200)
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