Agaricus bitorquis identification

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Agaricus bitorquis (Qu?l.) Sacc. syn. A. edulis (Witt.) M?ller & Schaeff. syn. A. campestris subsp. bitorquis(Qu?l.) Konrad & Maubl. syn. Psalliota rodmanii (Peck) Kauffm. Scheidenegerling ?zletes (bocskoros) csiperke Champignon de trottoirs Cap 4?10cm across, convex soon flattened, white with faintly ochraceous flakes. Stem 30?60 x 15?20mm, white with two separate sheathing rings, the lower thinner and resembling a volva. Flesh white, tinged faintly pink on cutting. Taste mushroomy, smell pleasant. Gills dirty pink at first, soon clay, finally dark chocolate brown. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, clavate. Spore print brown. Spores subglobose, 4?6.5 x 4?5?. Habitat in gardens and at roadsides, sometimes found growing through asphalt. Season late spring to autumn. Occasional. Edible ? good. Found In Europe and north America.

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More info about Agaricus bitorquis mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Edible
Habitat:
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
White to cream
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Champignon de trottoirs, ?zletes csiperke, bocskoros csiperke, Scheidenegerling
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Agaricaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-01 23:58:55

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