Name: Agaricus pocillator Murrill
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Agaricus pocillator

Author: Murrill

Citation: Mycologia. 33:446 (1941)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Agaricaceae

Genus: Agaricus

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Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Cap: 3-10 cm; convex to broadly convex or nearly flat in age, sometimes with an obscure, darker bump; dry; whitish to dingy, developing vaguely concentric brownish to grayish scales towards the center.

Gills: Free from the stem; close; white, becoming pinkish, then brown.

Stem: 4-8 cm long; .5-1 cm. thick; more or less equal; with a small bulbous base that bruises yellow; with a ring that typically persists into maturity; partial veil when covering the gills not developing dark droplets.

Flesh: White throughout; staining bright yellow in the base.

Odor and Taste: Taste not distinctive or somewhat unpleasant; odor often unpleasant (phenolic), but sometimes not distinctive.

Spore Print: Brown.

Chemical Reactions: Cap and flesh yellow with KOH.

Microscopic Features: Spores 4.5-6 × 3-3.8 µ; elliptical.

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Created: 2007-06-19 07:53:25 CEST (+0200) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
Last modified: 2019-10-23 15:43:53 CEST (+0200) by Eddee (eddeeee)
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