Observation 166116: Agrocybe praecox group

When: 2014-05-22

Collection location: Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Narrowly convex to broadly convex brownish caps, 10-36 mm wide x 7-20 mm high with an entire, incurved margin. When found the caps were shiny, moist and a few hours later were light tan to yellowish cream. Some small pits and “bumps” with more pits near the margin, and seemed to have small fibrils on portion of the pileus. The trama was soft with a pleasant odor and a mild to sweetish taste. The gills were adnate, close to crowded narrow with a smooth margin and dull face. Some small lamellulae near the margin and some gill branching with a few croos veins. Stipe was centrally attached and inserted with abundant white rhizomorphs, terete and tapered slightly in either dorection with some longitudinal striations and fine brownish fibrils. It was fibrous, stuffed to hollow, and broke with a snap leaving a jagged edge. There was a membranous, superior annulus on some while others had appendiculate remnants on the margin. They were stipitate and gregarious to cespitose in wood chips.
At 400x each occular~2.4-2.5u. 1000x each occular line ~1u.


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