When is A. campestris not A. campestris?
bpd at dcs.ed.ac.uk
Wed Aug 16 07:36:24 EST 1995
Larry Caldwell (larryc at teleport.com) writes:
> George Riner (griner at gar.ultranet.com) wrote:
> > Except for the habitat, I'd call it Agaricus campestris. There isn't any
> > lawn/grass around. Any suggestions?
> Remember your medium. You didn't even mention which continent you
> are on.
> If I assume you are in Western Oregon or Western Washington within
> 100 miles of the coast I'd say agaricus placomyces. There's a lot
> of agarics around here that never show up in the field guides though.
I would need to check my field guides, but over here (Scotland) there are a few
agarics that live in woodland that look and taste very similar to A. Campestris.
I can get some more details from home if you're intersted.
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