Observation 97111: Agaricus augustus Fr.
When: 2012-06-11
Who: BlueCanoe
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in wood chip mulch and needle litter beneath a giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum). 8-10 individual basidiocarps in a single cluster, some quite large (cap diameter 20 cm or more). Cut stems smelled of anise, and the outer edge of context stained yellow.

Update: Returned 10 and 15 days later (6/21 and 6/26/12) and found new, fresh specimens beneath the same tree.

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cluster in situ
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fresh specimen 10 days after original observation
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fresh specimens 15 days after original observation

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Created: 2012-06-11 17:09:03 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-06-26 16:32:08 PDT (-0700)
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