Name: Chlorophyllum molybdites
Authority: (G. Mey.) Massee 1898
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 7/9/2004
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
Latitude: N 38 34.295'
Longitude: W 090 29.166'
County: St. Louis
Site location: 909 Woodside Village Lane
Moisture conditions: very moist
Reference document: The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms - 1981
Author:Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN No: 0-394-51992-2
Spore length: 8 - 13 microns
Spore width: 6.5 - 8 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: smooth thick walled
Spore shape: elliptical with one apiculus and one oil drop
Spore print color: green
Chemical reaction: n/d
Handsome mushroom, but causes more poisonings than any other because it looks wonderful. Violent purging lasts for two or more days. Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Chlorophyllum molybdites.