Name: Agaricus solidipes Peck
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Erlon Bailey


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Agaricus solidipes

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: Peck

Citation: Annual Report on the New York State Museum of Natural History 23: 101 (1872) [MB#243342]

Deprecated Synonyms: Panaeolus solidipes (Peck) Sacc., Panaeolus sepuchralis


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Agaricaceae

Genus: Agaricus

Species: Agaricus solidipes

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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.

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