Observation 67107: Macrolepiota Singer

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I would have said …
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2011-05-10 06:42:06 PDT (-0700)

M. procera, except for the smooth stalk. Also looks like the right environment.

Yeah, I deleted
By: Oscar Johnson (henicorhina)
2011-05-10 01:59:47 PDT (-0700)

the Chlorophyllum suggestion due to the rejection. Damon, I commend your princess bride reference though.

The name disappeared
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-09 22:43:35 PDT (-0700)

because the user destroyed it after it was rejected.
But also, it was never proposed as C. molybdites, just the genus was proposed, and it is a genus which includes non-toxic (and indeed good edible) members out here in the west, so I missed the implications of danger there.

Wait, what…
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-05-09 20:44:31 PDT (-0700)

where the heck did the C Molybdites suggestion go? Princess Bride..late 80’s

Wait, what?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-09 20:35:14 PDT (-0700)
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-05-09 20:24:40 PDT (-0700)

but only slightly less well-known is this… “Never go against a Sicilian when death is on the line”

Oh crap
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-09 15:38:47 PDT (-0700)

I only looked at the cap photo, not the tall stiped ones… yes it is Macrolepiota – Else
can you tell us a bit more about differences between these genera? Is it just a matter of the stipe being smooth vs. decorated (scaly/fibrous/hairy/tomentose)?

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