Name: Agaricus crocopeplus
Author: Berkeley & Broom
Citation: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 11(no. 56): 546 (1871)
Cap: Conical, becoming flat. Covered in Erect, fleecy, scales that overhang margin and are crocus-yellow at first, becoming tawny with age.
Gills: Pale, pinkish brown, becoming chocolate brown.
Stem: Fleecy-scaly and concolorous with the cap, with a distinct annulus.
from the public description:
Can be confused with tropical Amanita sp., but have white spores.
any idea to which tropical Amanita sp. the reference is referring? this:
and something similar collected last year in Bolivia (on its way to MO soon) seem like two such candidates.
Created: 2011-04-27 17:48:35 CEST (+0200) by Tim Sage (NMNR)
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