Observation 83583: Agaricus cupreobrunneus (Jul. Schäff. & Steer) Pilát

When: 2011-11-26

Collection location: Sky Ranch, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

37.0° -122.0°

Who: David Pon (asthmaticsherpa)

No specimen available

Pink gills when young that turn brown with age. Brown spore print. Caps slightly shaggy. Found growing in a fairy ring on a grassy fire road.


Mushrooms on grid paper a day (~18hrs) after picking. The gills have already noticeably darkened from the original pink color, especially amongst the younger specimens.
Close-up view of annuli (annuluses?).
View at 400x magnificcation. Basidium visible between 40 and 50 on the scale bar.

Proposed Names

12% (2)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Brown shaggy cap, found in grass, annulus thin, stem minutely scaly below the annulus

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2011-11-28 23:34:29 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-11-28 23:54:02 CST (-0500)
Viewed: 59 times, last viewed: 2018-05-25 01:48:17 CDT (-0400)
Show Log