When: 2008-03-04

Collection location: Chez Viess-Rust, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

Growing from our garden compost, along with pumpkin seed sets, in egg carton on windowsill.

Small, clustered, non-deliquescing, gills fairly widely spaced.
Rapid growth. Young mushrooms are pale brown and pimply. Last photo is of two day old mushrooms.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:23 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Chez Viess-Rust, Oakland, CA’ to ‘Chez Viess-Rust, Oakland, California, USA’


note widely spaced gills

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Recognized by sight: Young mushrooms with brown granules. In age the cap retains the brown granules.
Used references: Mushrooms of Hawaii by Hemmes and Desjardin, page 34

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By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-06 13:37:12 PST (-0800)

they are a long way from home! or were they also introduced to Hawaii?