Observation 28444: Agrocybe Fayod

When: 2009-11-01

Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

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Found under pine, d. fir and random scrub.

Not sure what these were, I was thinking Stropharia at first. But the gills just aren’t really dark enough there. Then I realized that they have a raphanoid odor, and I think these are Hebeloma. Yet another unknown Hebeloma from Cali. There seem to be quite a few out there, and lots of variation.

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Yeah, I not that sure either.
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-11-19 12:13:56 GMT (+0000)

At the time I thought Stropharia, but with the raphanoid I was thinking Hebeloma. I’ve seen some stange lookin’ Hebeloma from the northern coast. But I’d believe it wasn’t… Agrocybe might be an idea. I did save these, so I’ll try to get them under the scope. (Once I get past the jet lag such that I can stay up past 8pm…)

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-11-19 11:50:30 GMT (+0000)

I don’t know… The spore deposits on the veil in the first photo look purple brown and the gills don’t seem brown enough for Hebeloma.

It strikes me as a Stropharia as well, though the texture of the pileus seems off. Maybe Agrocybe, some species have a pretty distinctive, strong odour that could be described as raphanoid or farinaceous.

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