Name: Agaricus crocopeplus Berkeley & Broom
Most Confident Observations:
Copyright © 2014 Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
Version: 3
Previous Version 

First person to use this name on MO: Tim Sage
Editors: walt sturgeon


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Agaricus crocopeplus

Author: Berkeley & Broom

Citation: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 11(no. 56): 546 (1871)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Agaricaceae

Genus: Agaricus

Brief Description:

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.

Descriptions: [Create]


Add Comment
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-03-05 04:31:18 CET (+0100)

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)
Last modified: 2019-10-23 14:25:25 CEST (+0200) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Viewed: 540 times, last viewed: 2019-11-18 06:57:40 CET (+0100)
Show Log