Observation 46431: Panaeolus subbalteatus (Berk. & Broome) Sacc.
When: 2004-11-12
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: I ate the specimen after spore printing. Found in a grassy area near a garden, extremely large in size. Print was brown and compared with foes found across the street in a field. A specimen of this size was delicious fresh. Very refreshing mushroomy taste.
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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Stem thick, hygrophanous cap
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Recognized by sight: The species concept of Agaricus (Panaeolus) cinctulus is based on a drawing made by Bolton in 1791. No type collection exists. Since it is not possible to know whether Bolton’s species was Panaeolus subbalteatus, P. olivaceus or P. fimicola, I consider Panaeolus cinctulus to be a nomen dubium.
Based on microscopic features: The gill faces need to be checked for sulphidia; the presence of these would indicate that it is probably Panaeolus fimicola.

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garden within a foot
By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2010-06-08 06:04:24 PDT (-0700)

with lots of compost

I thought it was a subbalteatus but it printed brown.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-06-08 00:01:45 PDT (-0700)

I have seen P. foenisecii get quite large. Based on the photo, it could easily be that.

The colours and characters look right… Just over sized.

my time machine
By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2010-06-07 22:09:32 PDT (-0700)

is almost complete.
I just need a 28 sided purple chrystal from the future.


I didn’t take any other photos of it sorry.

could we have a picture of the gills?
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-06-07 16:49:12 PDT (-0700)

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