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Observation 148138: Macrolepiota Singer

When: 2013-10-11

Collection location: Lower Meramec Park, St. Louis Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: weed lady (Sylvia )

No specimen available

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Found some last week
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2013-10-13 14:23:24 PDT (-0700)

We dipped them in light tempura and deep-fried. VERY good.

Macrolepiota
By: weed lady (Sylvia )
2013-10-13 09:59:09 PDT (-0700)

I enjoyed seeing this whatever its proper name is.

I agree
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-10-13 08:41:59 PDT (-0700)

but we need consistency on MO as well. We either call it by the European name, a provisional name for NA species or the genus. Personally I think we should use a provisional name but we need a consensus. See discussion obs 147066.

Terri

Use the names we have
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2013-10-13 08:11:41 PDT (-0700)

Let us use the names we have, until the time when someone puts in the work and creates valid American names. Refusing to distinguish a species easily determined by macroscopic features is simply laziness.