Observation 278038: Agaricus augustus Fr.

Notes:
Great almond smell!

This is the first time I have found The Prince. After my first sample, I hope to find plenty more!

Images

No staining on cut flesh. Cap piece at bottom: minor yellow bruising on edge, and slow yellowing from KOH.
One small mushroom, fried in butter, for a test sample. Absolutely fantastic!

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try them as tempura
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-06-04 08:15:28 PDT (-0700)

you don’t even need a dipping sauce, just salt!

Thanks Debbie.
By: Chris Herrera (The Mushroom Whisperer)
2017-06-04 08:07:19 PDT (-0700)

As they age, I hear they also gain maggots, too!

The one I cooked up yesterday, was sweet and almondy.

nice finds!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-06-04 08:03:45 PDT (-0700)

as this mushroom ages it loses the almondy odor and gets more of a rich mushroomy odor. these of course are babies.

fun fungal finds of summer.

Created: 2017-06-04 07:54:15 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2017-06-04 08:28:20 PDT (-0700)
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