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ushrooms of North America
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2.12

Agarics

 

Does the flesh change from yellow to reddish when bruised?

Yes

Does the flesh not change color when bruised?

Yes

 

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Is the veil single; gills bright pink?

Yes

Is the veil double; gills pale pink?

Yes

 

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You have an A. campestris

 

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You have an A. rodmani

 

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Is the cap colored?

Yes

Is the cap white at first, yellowish in age?

Yes

 

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Is the cap very large, .4" - 12"

Yes

Is the cap smaller, 1.5" - 5"?

Yes

 

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Is the cap yellow-brown; the stalk long and slender?

Yes

Does the cap have brown scales; stalk short and broad?

Yes

 

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You have an A. augustus

 

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You have an A. crocidilinus

 

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You have an A. arvensis

 

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Is the cap gray, staining yellowish, then slowly reddish-brown? .........................

Yes

Is the cap pinkish to reddish-brown, staining yellow or reddish when bruised?

Yes

 

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You have an A. placomyces

 

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Does the flesh bruise slowly yellowish? ......  ............

Yes

Does the flesh bruise reddish, sometimes slowly?

Yes

 

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You have an A. hondensis

 

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 is the stalk glabrous or nearly so below the ring?

Yes

Does the stalk have fibrillose scales below the ring?

Yes

 

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You have an A. silvaticus

 

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You have an A. subrutilescens

 

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