Observation 62915: Agaricus deserticola G. Moreno, Esqueda & Lizárraga

When: 2010-11-07

Collection location: Santa Margarita, San Luis Obispo Co., California, USA [Click for map]

35.4367° -120.5057° 485m

Who: J-Dar

No specimen available

Growing in hard-packed decomposed granite in a turn-out on Highway 58, near Huerhuero River. Not collected, no spore print taken. Gills black.

Proposed Names

30% (2)
Recognized by sight: The same as obs 3688 ?
73% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: A proposed replacement for Agaricus texensis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Geml, Geiser & Royse (which should’t be used because it’s illegitimate)

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Obs 3688
By: J-Dar
2011-01-30 22:08:49 +04 (+0400)

It definately looks like Longula texensis in observation 3688, the “gills” or “spore mass” appear to be the best indicator. Thanks for your ID!

Without doubt
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-01-30 16:07:44 +04 (+0400)

a secotioid form of Agaricus.
It includes the former genera Gyrophragmium and Longula (and some Endoptychum).

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