Observation 77840: Chlorophyllum rachodes (Vittadini) Vellinga

When: 2011-10-02

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

A large, free-gilled stalked mushroom found on the ground under conifers.

Proposed Names

17% (2)
Recognized by sight: Key is the last photo. When C. brunneum is sliced in half, the flesh of the stipe turns almost instantly brown, hence brunneum: brown-staining. Without question one of the most easily confused mushrooms around, and perhaps more widespread than originally thought.

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Chlorophyllum brunneum or rachodes?
By: Tom (LanLord)
2011-10-02 14:58:03 CDT (-0500)

Has a look of Chlorophyllum to me

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