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Agaricus placomyces


large 4-5 inch diameter cap, tan with brown scales radiating from the dark brown center. gills dark brown, free. stalk with skirt-like ring. about 6 inches tall


on the ground, next to and from under a fallen oak.


produced a chocolate brown spore print. if this is not Agaricus placomyces, then it is something very close to it.

No species ID suggestions

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -73.93

Spotted on Oct 23, 2010
Submitted on Oct 26, 2010

Spotted for mission

Nearby spottings

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