Observation 290095: Agaricus placomyces Peck

When: 2016-09-26

Collection location: Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ameera Minhas (meerameera95)

No specimen available


Pileus and stipe shown in cross section 1 hour after picking mushroom.

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Recognized by sight: Looks similar to Agaricus placomyces
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest, Mushrooms of Northeastern North America
Based on microscopic features: Spore size of 5.06 micrometers length, 3.81 micrometers width
Based on chemical features: KOH turned pileus “yellow”

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