Notes:
Nice anise odor.

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Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Reaction of 3% KOH on cap.

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diminutivus
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-02-23 13:18:08 CST (-0500)

I think you’re right, Alan. I was swayed by a rule of thumb suggesting that A. semotus is way more common than A. diminutivus, and I didn’t think these were small enough. The clavate, white stem and mycelial threads of A. semotus (and not this collection) sway me back.

diminutivus?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2009-02-23 00:43:40 CST (-0500)

Why not Agaricus diminutivus? It looks more like that then most of the A. semotus pictures. A. semotus looks more bloated with a bulging white stem.