North American Mycoflora Project, Observation #08120

(a.k.a., Felt-ringed Agaricus)

MO#: 364110 iNat #: 22632948

NEARBY FLORA: Paper Birch Trees.

SUBSTRATE: Grass interspersed w/Moss on top of soil.

HABIT: Several (about 8-10) found loosely concentrated near all of the Birch Trees.

LIGHT EXPOSURE: Partial Shade to Full Sun.
ODOR: Mild, pleasant mushroom smell

TASTE: Unknown.


CAP: ~ 2-3” across; pale Tan near margin, getting darker towards depressed center. Very fine, irregular cracking and fine, flattened fibers visible. In-rolled margin.

GILLS: Free, crowded, narrow. Very-pale tan.

STIPE: ~ 2-3”, Length is about the same as the diameter of the Cap. It is about 3/8 – ½” wide, fairly full until the bulbous base which is hollow. It is smooth, about the same color as the cap.

VEIL: White, partial, membranous, and persistent when separated from the cap. It is easily moved up and down the stipe at that point.

SPORES: Purple brown

MYCELIA: Light colored, almost matching the rest of the mushroom.


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