Mushroom

Asked June 16, 2018, 1:41 PM EDT

This looks like the mushrooms at the market. Are they? Thanks

Washington County Oregon mycology fungi

1 Response

These are a species of Agaricus mushroom, which is the same genus as the button mushrooms from the store. However, I would have to examine them in-hand to determine color changes following bruising, and microscopic spores to determine if it is a related or edible species. Do not eat these unless you are able to determine the exact species.