Observation 49379: Macrolepiota Singer

When: 2010-07-30

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available


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Recognized by sight: Macrolepiota procera is a European species, unkown in America. The American species are still nameless.

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several unnamed species of Macrolepiota in North America
By: else
2010-07-30 20:04:35 PDT (-0700)

i don’t have a good idea. These species are in the east, and i am in the west… I know of one procera-like thing in the east (like the one we are commenting on), one in the mid-west, and then probably some other species hiding under names like ‘prominens’.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-07-30 18:40:01 PDT (-0700)

Do you have any guess on how many different NA Macrolepiota species there may be?

no Macrolepiota procera in North America, except grown by mushroom growers
By: else
2010-07-30 15:01:40 PDT (-0700)

this is just another example of a European name used for an American species. In fact, this name, has been used all over the world, but all those non-European species turned out to be different. The ones in North America still are nameless. You can change that, by starting to keep the mushrooms you photograph, make notes on them, photograph them, and dry them.

Mushrooms and other Fungi
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2010-07-30 13:58:57 PDT (-0700)

Of Nort America by Roger Phillips

states an page 30
Found in Eastern North America
parasol mushroom/Macrolepiota procera
im thinking now???

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