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Madhuri Raut

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Sep 21, 2011, 12:08:09 AM9/21/11
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Request for identification this mushroom 

One query. Whenever mushrooms are posted for Id experts ask for a pic of the underside of the mushroom. Why is it so important. I fear touching these wild mushrooms as I have heard they are poisonous. If I have to take the pic from below then I need to uproot it with a stick which my conscience does not allow me to do so. Fortunately this mushroom was already exposing the under surface

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Bhagyashri
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Tanay Bose

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Sep 21, 2011, 12:50:33 AM9/21/11
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Hi Madhuri Ji.
This is probably some species of Agaricus. The image of the under-surface of 
a cap in mushroom is very important for identification of a mushroom. Identifying
mushrooms are quite tough its nearly impossible to do even with best quality images
even the colour of the microscopic spores can change the species. There is no 
worries to about toxicity of mushroom if you are toughing them, even the most toxic
mushroom will have no effect on you if you touch it the poisoning only happen if
you ingest it.
check the website from the link hopefully it will answer your queries better.

Thanks
Tanay
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Madhuri Raut

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Sep 21, 2011, 12:53:14 AM9/21/11
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Thank you so much Tanayji. Now I will have no fear to touch the mushrooms
Regards
Bhagyashri

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 21, 2011, 5:30:18 AM9/21/11
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can it be Agaricus augustus
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Bhagyashri

Na Bha

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Sep 21, 2011, 6:55:09 AM9/21/11
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Bhagyashri ji,

To identify mushrooms one need to know many things about the sample. What the cap. the stem etc. look like. here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushroom� you will find the Morphological characteristics of the caps of mushrooms.
Also the base of the mushroom is important to identify it. so turn the mushroom out of the soil, to get the whole mushroom in your hand.

Mushrooms are surely poisonous, but no harm in touching it. I have even seen mushrooms specialists, cutting a tiny tiny part of the mushroom und tasting it, but not swallow it. As Tanay says, poisoning only happens if you ingest it.

Regards
Nalini





Am 21.09.2011 06:53, schrieb Madhuri Raut:
Thank you so much Tanayji. Now I will have no fear to touch the mushrooms
Regards
Bhagyashri

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Tanay Bose <tanay...@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Madhuri Ji.
This is probably some species of Agaricus. The image of the under-surface of�
a cap in mushroom is very important for identification of a mushroom. Identifying
mushrooms are quite tough its nearly impossible to do even with best quality images
even the colour of the microscopic spores can change the species. There is no�
worries to about toxicity of mushroom if you are toughing them, even the most toxic
mushroom will have no effect on you if you touch it the poisoning only happen if
you ingest it.
check the website from the link hopefully it will answer your queries better.

Thanks
Tanay
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Madhuri Raut <iti...@gmail.com> wrote:
Request for identification this mushroom�

One query. Whenever mushrooms are posted for Id experts ask for a pic of the underside of the mushroom. Why is it so important. I fear touching these wild mushrooms as I have heard they are poisonous. If I have to take the pic from below then I need to uproot it with a stick which my conscience does not allow me to do so. Fortunately this mushroom was already exposing the under surface

Regards
Bhagyashri
--
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
�� � � � � 604-822-2019 (Lab)
�� � � � ��604-822-6089 �(Fax)
Webpages:�

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 21, 2011, 8:49:17 AM9/21/11
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Thank you Naliniji for providing the link. I now have a better understanding about mushrooms
Regards
Bhagyashri

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 4:25 PM, Na Bha <nabha-...@gmx.de> wrote:
Bhagyashri ji,

To identify mushrooms one need to know many things about the sample. What the cap. the stem etc. look like. here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushroom  you will find the Morphological characteristics of the caps of mushrooms.

Also the base of the mushroom is important to identify it. so turn the mushroom out of the soil, to get the whole mushroom in your hand.

Mushrooms are surely poisonous, but no harm in touching it. I have even seen mushrooms specialists, cutting a tiny tiny part of the mushroom und tasting it, but not swallow it. As Tanay says, poisoning only happens if you ingest it.

Regards
Nalini




Am 21.09.2011 06:53, schrieb Madhuri Raut:
Thank you so much Tanayji. Now I will have no fear to touch the mushrooms
Regards
Bhagyashri

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Tanay Bose <tanay...@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Madhuri Ji.
This is probably some species of Agaricus. The image of the under-surface of 
a cap in mushroom is very important for identification of a mushroom. Identifying
mushrooms are quite tough its nearly impossible to do even with best quality images
even the colour of the microscopic spores can change the species. There is no 
worries to about toxicity of mushroom if you are toughing them, even the most toxic
mushroom will have no effect on you if you touch it the poisoning only happen if
you ingest it.
check the website from the link hopefully it will answer your queries better.

Thanks
Tanay
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Madhuri Raut <iti...@gmail.com> wrote:
Request for identification this mushroom 

One query. Whenever mushrooms are posted for Id experts ask for a pic of the underside of the mushroom. Why is it so important. I fear touching these wild mushrooms as I have heard they are poisonous. If I have to take the pic from below then I need to uproot it with a stick which my conscience does not allow me to do so. Fortunately this mushroom was already exposing the under surface

Regards
Bhagyashri
--
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
           604-822-2019 (Lab)
           604-822-6089  (Fax)
Webpages: 

Tanay Bose

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Sep 21, 2011, 9:14:34 AM9/21/11
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Hi Madhuri Ji.
This not Agaricus augustus because the suggested species has 
an annular ring which missing in your mushroom.
To know different parts of a mushroom kindly flow the link below
Thanks
Tanay

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 21, 2011, 9:31:13 AM9/21/11
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Thank you Tanayji After studying all the links provided it appears that identifying mushrooms is a tough task for a non botanist like me. but it was good to know atleast the parts of mushroom

Regards
Bhagyashri

Tanay Bose

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Sep 21, 2011, 9:47:46 AM9/21/11
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Surely identifying mushroom is tough
but there are some obvious ones which 
can be identified easily.
Tanay

J.M. Garg

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Apr 27, 2020, 6:22:57 AM4/27/20
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Hi, Suhaib ji,
Is it Agaricus species ?



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Suhaib Yatoo

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Apr 27, 2020, 8:58:12 AM4/27/20
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Termitomyces seems more likely.
Was the base rooting?

J.M. Garg

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Apr 27, 2020, 9:29:15 AM4/27/20
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Thanks a lot, Suhaib ji

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