Observation 81585: Agaricus californicus Peck

When: 2011-11-06

Collection location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

37.767156° -122.490567°

Who: Steve (stevo)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

42% (2)
Recognized by sight: Long stem. Common in golden gate park. Not too much staining. Annulus rather flimsy.

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dark brown
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-06 23:28:13 PST (-0800)

All Agaricus species have the same dark brown gill color in age since they have chocolate brown spores. A. bitorquis is common in golden gate park but it is a short mushroom.

Could be…
By: Steve (stevo)
2011-11-06 23:10:37 PST (-0800)

But the gills are extremely dark brown to A. Californicus…

Stem seems a bit long
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-06 22:08:14 PST (-0800)

For A. bitorquis. Are you sure this isn’t A. californicus?

Created: 2011-11-06 18:19:58 PST (-0800)
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