Name: Agaricus augustus group
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
Editors: Jacob Kalichman


Rank: Group or Clade

Status: Accepted

Name: Agaricus augustus group




Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Agaricaceae

Genus: Agaricus

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Includes, in the US, at least,

A. augustus: West.
A. cuniculicola: High elev. Rockies. Tall & thin. Cap starts ~conical. Medium to dark brown, on whitish to yellowish.
A. julius: High elev. Rockies. Larger spores.
A. nanaugustus: ~Northeast US. Smaller, thinner. Smaller scales. Smaller spores.
A. perobscurus: CA. Thinner annulus. Smoother lower stipe. Smaller spores.
A. smithii: CA & OR (& WA) coast. Tall & thin. Cap starts ~conical. “Tawny-orangish” on pale to yellow-orange.
A. subrufescens: Everywhere. Redder, less yellow cap. Less impressive cap scales. Smoother lower stipe.
and 0-3 other species

explained by Rick Kerrigan on obs 12284

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