Flat-topped Mushroom
Agaricus placomyces
Agaricaceae (Meadow) Mushroom Family

The Flat-top mushroom is identified by its almost flat, white cap that has gray or black-brown scales. The gills are white and turn purple-brown with age.  The collar is usually situated on the upper part of the stem.  Its preferred habitat is under broad-leaved trees such as oak and magnolia.

 

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