Observation 83583: Agaricus cupreobrunneus (Jul. Schäff. & Steer) Pilát
When: 2011-11-26
(37.0° -122.0° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Pink gills when young that turn brown with age. Brown spore print. Caps slightly shaggy. Found growing in a fairy ring on a grassy fire road.


Mushrooms on grid paper a day (~18hrs) after picking. The gills have already noticeably darkened from the original pink color, especially amongst the younger specimens.
Close-up view of annuli (annuluses?).
View at 400x magnificcation. Basidium visible between 40 and 50 on the scale bar.

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Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Brown shaggy cap, found in grass, annulus thin, stem minutely scaly below the annulus

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Created: 2011-11-29 04:34:29 GMT (+0000)
Last modified: 2011-11-29 04:54:02 GMT (+0000)
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