When: 2008-11-29

Collection location: Santa Barbara, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Kent (JON)

No specimen available

Characteristic of Agrocybe Praecox group. Found after heavy rain in cultivated soil. 1-1/2" to 2" caps mostly dry, cracked, creamy to off-white; gills dull brown, adnexed to notched; stalk dingy white, with brown spore dusting and tapering from 1/2" at top to 3/4" at bottom, brown and stringy inside, no veil. Spore print brighter brown than gills. No particular odor. These were the only examples found in the area.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:36 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Santa Barbara, CA’ to ‘Santa Barbara, California, USA’


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