Observation 24179: Agaricus L.

When: 2005-08-18

Collection location: South Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Maxwell (Maxwell J)

No specimen available

Greeted in my front lawn under a Cassurina toralosa,
looked like a mushroom, smelt like a mushroom, tasted great!
“Poor man’s steak’?

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:15 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘South Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia’ to ‘South Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia’


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Based on microscopic features: California Fungi: Species index
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CA Fungi prob. not the best Australian reference…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-08-10 17:25:58 CEST (+0200)

and those Agaricus seem able to fool us worldwide, even under the best of circumstances! What features made you think albolutescens, which is not normally a lawn species?