Woodland Agaricus Agaricus silvicola (Vittadini) Peck  

Status:

Found solitary or in small groups under confers or hardwoods.

Description:

Cap: Spherical to broadly convex/nearly flat in age; dry, smooth; white to light yellow with firm white flesh that turns yellow slowly when bruised or cut. Gills covered by white partial veil when young; gills close, initially pinkish-gray becoming gray at maturity. Stalk: white or light yellow with membranous white ring (yellow edge), slightly bulbous base.

There are 11 records in the project database.

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A Woodland Agaricus (young fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Woodland Agaricus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). This fruiting body was removed from pile of sand; partial veil is intact. Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Woodland Agaricus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Membranous partial veil has become ring on stalk; immature pinkish-gray gills visible. Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Woodland Agaricus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Expanded cap of fruiting body a few hours later; maturing gills darkening. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Woodland Agaricus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Elliptical, smooth; measured 5.1-5.5 X 4.0-4.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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