Agaricus devoniensis identification

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Agaricus devoniensis Orton syn. Psalliota arenicola Wakef. & Pearson, Sandegerling Cap 3?12cm across, convex to flattened-convex, whitish and silky tinted pinkish or violaceous. Stem 30?40 x 10?15mm, white covered in scaly remnants of the veil, bruising reddish; ring sheathing, white and short-lived. Flesh white, tinted pink above the gills and in the lower stem. Taste and smell mushroomy but not distinctive. Gills free, greyish pink darkening with age. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, tufted, clavate, hyaline or brownish, 36?50 x 10?13?. Spore print dark brown. Spores subglobose, 6.5?7 x 5?5.5?. Habitat on sand dunes, only noticeable after the expanded cap has pushed up through the sand. Season late summer to autumn. Rare. Edible. Found In Europe.

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More info about Agaricus devoniensis 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:
Europe
Sandegerling
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Agaricaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-02 00:10:54

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