Observation 77431: Leucoagaricus americanus (Peck) Vellinga
When: 2011-09-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat:
Growing in tree clearing, full sun on mulch.

Gills:
Free, white and wavy

Stem:
15cm, whitish with Reddish brown glandular streaks

Cap:
20cm, umbilicate with reddish brown scales fading to margin

Spore print color:
N/A

Bruising:
Quickly reddish orange.

Proposed Names

44% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified and Common Florida Mushrooms
45% (2)
Recognized by sight: Looks like only stipe and cap color. Not gills.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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L.americanus because..
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-09-27 15:53:18 PDT (-0700)

There’s a distinct yellow bruise on the stem, the cross section running orange-red and the context of the stalk staining red. Also, because you said growing in mulch. I find these at my city’s yard and debris dumping spots.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-09-27 13:39:13 PDT (-0700)

can be rather large; L. americanus is a common one.

Leucoagaricus
By: Adam Arendell (julius)
2011-09-27 11:40:10 PDT (-0700)

was my first guess but was questioning the large size.

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