Observation 24137: Agaricus L.

When: 2009-08-08

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

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OOPS…
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-08-09 20:26:28 CDT (-0400)

My superman vision did not pick up on that, guess it would have helped to click on the picture ;)

red stain
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-09 19:10:11 CDT (-0400)

In the last photo you can see a few red bruises.

staining
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-08-09 15:17:58 CDT (-0400)

any yellow staining near the base?

this sure looks a lot like Agaricus placomyces, ive noticed with this species the yellow staining can take a few minutes to show up after being cut/handled.

i usually cut the base off and then cut it in half, then use a knife and press down on inside of the stipe, usually with A. placomyces it will stain yellow within a couple minutes.