Name: Agaricus solidipes
Citation: Annual Report on the New York State Museum of Natural History 23: 101 (1872) [MB#243342]
4. Agaricus Solidipes Peck, Bull. Torrey Club 31: 180. 1904
Pileus fleshy, firm, convex, 2-7 cm. broad; surface squamose or rimose-squamose, white or whitish, involute on the margin; context white, unchangeable, edible, with an agreeable, sweet taste; lamellae crowded, free, dull-pink changing to dull-sepia, finally brownishblack; spores ellipsoid, 8-10 × 5-6 /*; stipe very short, equal or tapering upward and downward, glabrous, solid, white or whitish, with a slight, white veil often adhering entirely to the margin of the pileus, 2-4 cm. long, 6-10 mm. thick.
Type Locality: Denver, Colorado.
Habitat: In prairie pastures.
Distribution : Vicinity of Denver.
Type collected by E. B. Sterling in June, 1902. Plants bearing this name at Albany, collected by C. F. Baker at Claremont, California, in 1909, are quite different from Sterling’s plants.