Observation 58674: Agaricus xanthodermus Genev.
When: 2010-11-13
No herbarium specimen

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How about
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-11-13 17:30:18 PST (-0800)

A. xanthodermus – introduced to Australia. Maybe Noah knows more about its relative frequency there, or some potential alternative species.

It mainly smells like
By: Lord Mayonnaise
2010-11-13 17:22:17 PST (-0800)

chemicals, kinda like when you visit a hospital.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-11-13 13:12:36 PST (-0800)

anything – we need more information to make informed guesses.

By: Francois l
2010-11-13 12:48:42 PST (-0800)


Campestris, Arvensis
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-11-13 09:04:01 PST (-0800)

A. campestris should have a less lobed cap, a very weak, cottony ring zone flaring upwards on the stem, and a pointed stipe base. Also, as Francois said, it shoudn’t stain yellow.

A. arvensis should have golden-yellow stains, but should not smell phenolic as in A. xanthodermus. My guess is for one of the toxic yellow stainers – A. arvensis does not flare bright yellow in the stipe base according to Arora in MD

Maybe !
By: Francois l
2010-11-13 07:44:00 PST (-0800)

Campestris should not have yellow spot when slice . Maybe look for Aversis .

Any smell. ?

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2010-11-13 06:35:24 PST (-0800)


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