Agaricus excellens identification

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Agaricus excellens (M?ller) M?ller syn. Psalliota excellens M?ller
Seidenweisser Egerling Cap 10?15cm across, convex, white and silky, yellowing slightly at the centre especially with age, densely covered in minute fibrous scales of the same colour. Stem 100?140 x 20?35mm, white; ring thick and white, the underside scaly. Flesh thick, white, becoming more or less pink on cutting. Taste sweet and mushroomy, smell slightly of aniseed. Gills pale grey-pink. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, globose or ovate to broadly clavate, hyaline, 10?38 x 5?16?. Spore print brown. Spores elliptic, 9?12 x 5?7?. Habitat amongst grass in open woodland, especially spruce. Season autumn. Rare. Edible. Found In Europe.

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More info about Agaricus excellens mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
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
Seidenweisser Egerling
Last modification: 2015-10-02 00:12:26

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