Observation 75173: Agaricus L.


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By: IntoTheFlames
2011-10-20 14:32:34 CDT (-0500)

I know. This was one of the first pictures I ever took of a mushroom and knew nothing about what identification entailed.

that’s more likely
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-10-20 14:17:28 CDT (-0500)

a broad umbo than a depression.

save for the off chance of an Agaricus gypsy stumbling across your observation to divine its specific identity, it looks like genus is about as far as this lonely photo will get you.

Central Depression and Annulus
By: IntoTheFlames
2011-10-18 00:26:51 CDT (-0500)

Also, the flesh on the cap appears to have stained / bruised.

I am hazarding a guess that this specimen was aged and weathered upon observation.