Observation 13837: Agaricus L.

When: 2008-11-07

Collection location: Ti Bar Fire Station, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

Found in soil under douglas fir. Gills were pail salmon pink at time of collection but faded to brown overnight. I suspect brown spores.


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Used references: M. D. (David Arora)
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Why doubtful?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-11-09 12:35:41 CST (+0800)

Agaricus praeclaresquamosus has certainly been applied to collections that look like this one in northern California. However, it is unlikely that it is the ‘true’ A. praeclaresquamosus, but I don’t think we have a clear (or should I say ‘clare’) alternative.