Observation 80921: Agaricus xanthodermus Genev.
When: 2011-10-26
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This group of mushrooms was found about 3 weeks after a rain in the Sierra Foothills under an Interior Live oak tree on our land

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42% (2)
Recognized by sight
2% (2)
Recognized by sight: Yellowing, under coast live oak. Verify that it has a pleasant almond odor.
55% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: crooked-bulbous stipe base, strong yellowing, cap skin becoming gray-brown, shape of buttons

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smell
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-10-28 15:08:10 PDT (-0700)

Does it smell at all like almonds or anise, especially at the base of the stem?

Smell
By: Sue Langley (suewylan)
2011-10-28 14:04:22 PDT (-0700)

Alan, they have a nice odor of mushroom soup.

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