Agaricus bisporus identification

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Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Pil?t Zuchtchampignon Agaric cultiv?, Pratelle, Champignon de Paris, K?tsp?r?s csiperke, termesztett csiperke, Cultivated Mushroom. Cap 5?12cm across, hemispherical expanding convex, greyish-brown to umber covered in brown radiating fibres and often slightly scaly with age. Stem 35?55 x 8?14mm, white, often flaky below the membranous sheathing ring. Flesh white bruising faintly red. Taste and smell mushroomy. Gills dirty pinkish darkening with age. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, elongate-clavate, 17?44 x 7?14?. Spore print brown. Spores ovate to subglobose, 4?7.5 x 4?5.5?. Basidia two-spored, separating this species from the rest of this genus which all have four-spored basidia. Habitat on manure heaps, garden waste and roadsides, not in grass. Season late spring to autumn. Occasional. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe. This species is believed to be the wild ?parent? of many of the cultivated crop varieties, all of which have two-spored basidia.

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More info about Agaricus bisporus mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Choice
Habitat:
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Brown
White to cream
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
North America
Agaric cultiv?, Champignon de Paris, Cultivated Mushroom, K?tsp?r?s csiperke, termesztett csiperke, Pratelle, Zuchtchampignon
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Agaricaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-01 23:58:50

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