Observation 55733: Chlorophyllum Massee

When: 2010-10-01

Collection location: Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: ember erebus (ember erebus)

No specimen available

these shaggy parasols were growing in a row along a dirt bike path.
We saw them a week before as well. They started off as small chubby things that looked like eyeballs with dark black pupils. whey grew to a foot tall with striking patches and ring.

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-12-15 11:15:49 CST (-0500)

now includes large members of what was formerly Lepiota, and so there are both green- and white-spored members of the genus Chlorophyllum

spore print
By: ember erebus (ember erebus)
2010-12-15 08:39:16 CST (-0500)

these guys did not have green spores.

Ditto Twizzler
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-10-18 15:35:48 CDT (-0400)
The big, mobile-looking ring
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-10-18 04:52:50 CDT (-0400)

and other features point toward Chlorophyllum and Macrolepiota.