Agaricus bernardii identification

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Agaricus bernardii (Qu?l.) Sacc. syn. A. campestris subsp. bernardii (Qu?l.) Konrad & Maubl.
D?nen-Egerling, Sziki csiperke. Cap 1?15cm across, hemispherical then flattened convex and often depressed, whitish to light brown, bruising reddish on handling, surface soon disrupting into coarse brownish scales. Stem 50?70 x 20?40mm, whitish, narrowing slightly at the greyish-brown base; ring sheathing, whitish and narrow. Flesh white becoming reddish orange on cutting. Taste slightly unpleasant, smell fishy. Gills pale grey then flesh-coloured becoming dark brown. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, elongate, cylindric, clavate or fusiform. Spore print dark brown. Spores broadly ovoid, 5.5?7 x 5?5.5?. Habitat on sand dunes and meadows near the sea or sodic lakes, also on roadsides inland, possibly due to the practice of salting the roads in icy weather. Season autumn. Uncommon. Edible. Found In Europe.

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More info about Agaricus bernardii mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Edible
Habitat:
Found in fields
lawns or on roadsides
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Red or redish or pink
White to cream
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
Flesh:
bruised or damaged
Flesh discolours when cut
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
D?nen-Egerling, Sziki csiperke
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Agaricaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-01 23:58:45

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