Public Description of Agaricus subrutilescens (Kauffman) Hotson & D.E. Stuntz

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Name: Agaricus subrutilescens (Kauffman) Hotson & D.E. Stuntz
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae

General Description:

Pileus: dark-brown to purple-brown, appressed fibrillose or with flattened scales. 6-13 cm across.

Gills:free, close, moderately broad, pinkish-brown, bruising reddish-brown, blackish-brown in age.

Stipe 6-16 cm long, 1-2 cm thick with a membranous veil

Diagnostic Description:

Pleasant smell. Stipe does not change color from white when bruised.


U.S. West Coast


In mixed broadleaf-conifer woods, fruiting from early to mid-winter.

Look Alikes:

Agaricus hondensis




Wine-Colored Agaricus

Current Name:
Agaricus subrutilescens (Kauffman) Hotson & D.E. Stuntz, Mycologia 30(2): 219 (1938)

Psalliota subrutilescens Kauffman, Pap. Mich. Acad. Sci. 5: 141 (1925)

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: kris michael

Created: 2011-11-29 14:04:21 CST (+0800) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Last modified: 2014-12-30 01:55:39 CST (+0800) by kris michael (kmichael)
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