Nomenclatural Citations/Agaricus/americanus

Nomenclatural Citations: Taxon overview

Agaricus americanus is a species of Fungi.

Authors: Peck, Charles H., 1869
Published in: 23rd Report of the Regents of the University on the New York State Cabinet of Natural History
Reference: Grevillea 1: 2

Original description (English)


Pileus convex, distinctly umbonate, squamose, with the margin obscurely striate; gills free; stem slender, smooth, annulate, stuffed or hollow, gradually enlarged below into a long, subventricose, bulb-like base; ring thin, subpersistent, fixed.
Grassy ground by road sides. August. Buffalo.
Height 3 in. to 5 in., breadth of pileus 11/2-3 in. The whole plant becomes of a dull pinkish red in drying.

  The current name for this taxon is: Leucoagaricus americanus