-- field key --

2 Lepiotoid:



Cap and stem fleshy.
 
Gills free from stem, and usually conspicuously so. 


Partial veil present, leaving a membranous ring of tissue on stem.
 
[The salmon-spored Pluteus is similar but lacks a partial veil.]


Parasol
Lepiota procera
another,
with S. Siegler


Smooth Lepiota
Lepiota naucina
Onion-stalked Lepiota
Lepiota cepaestipes


Reddening Lepiota
Lepiota americana

Green-spored Lepiota
Chlorophyllum molybdites -- mature
immature specimen --
the gills and spores get green later when mature




Look alikes include Agaricus and, also, the pink to salmon-spored Pluteus (without a partial veil).

Meadow mushroom
Agaricus campestris
Agaricus sp.
section Xanthodermus complex


Fawn mushroom
Pluteus cervinus
Pluteus cervinus v. alba