Observation 80338: Agaricus L.
When: 2011-10-23
Who: Jonathan M
No herbarium specimen

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Any staining reactions?
By: Byrain
2011-10-23 19:05:37 PDT (-0700)

On the cap, stem, base. Did you notice any scent?

yes, it is gone now :)
By: Jonathan M
2011-10-23 18:11:13 PDT (-0700)
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By: Byrain
2011-10-23 16:14:03 PDT (-0700)

So the second specimen makes this a mixed collection?

it it not one or the other
By: Jonathan M
2011-10-23 15:15:05 PDT (-0700)

checked it underside, surprise black gills = agaricus

I should of clarified.
By: Byrain
2011-10-23 14:00:57 PDT (-0700)

I need to see the whole stem, specifically the base and part below the annulus. Leucoagaricus leucothites has an bulbous base while L. barssii has tapered base with the stem enlarged above.

The second specimen also looks smoother then the first.

pic 2,3 are from a different specimen that look like this one…
By: Jonathan M
2011-10-23 11:24:50 PDT (-0700)

i dont think L barssii is present here, however it is possible that the grass it is groing on have been imported.

Not L. leucothites
By: Byrain
2011-10-23 10:04:48 PDT (-0700)

The cap is not smooth enough, it looks similar to Leucoagaricus barssii, but I am not sure if that grows in your area and its hard to say without seeing the stem.

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