Taxonomy and Systematics
Species: Agaricus sylvaticus
Agaricus sylvaticus (Forest Mushroom,) grows in small groups at the base of trees. Gills are white and free. Stalk is grey-brown with a hollow channel through the middle. Caps are convex and white with reddish brown scales, bruising orange-brown.
Campus distribution and habitat
My Agaricus sylvaticus was found on the lawn outside the barn beneath a maple tree. It was collected at 10:00 am on Tuesday, 6 September.
Agaricus sylvaticus is also known as Agaricus rufotegulis, Agaricus brasiliensis, Agaricus blazei, and Agaricus subrufescens
- "Agaricus subrufescens." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 08 Sept. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agaricus_subrufescens>.
- Bessette, Alan E., Arleen R. Bessette, and David W. Fischer. Mushrooms of Northeaster North America. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1997. Print.
Cdwalker 21:43, 8 September 2011 (UTC)