Agaricus langei identification

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Agaricus langei (M?ller) M?ller syn. Psalliota langei M?ller
Grosser Waldegerling Hegyi csiperke Scaly Wood Mushroom Cap 4?12cm across, convex, densely covered in fine rust brown fibrous scales. Stem 30?120 x 15?30mm, whitish with pink tinge and slightly mealy beneath the white pendulous ring. Flesh white gradually becoming bright red on cutting. Taste and smell pleasant and mushroomy. Gills pale fawny-pink at first becoming darker with age. Cheilocysitidia numerous, thin-walled, tufted, ovate to broadly-clavate, hyaline or brownish, 20?50 x 10?30?. Spore print purple-brown. Spores elliptic, 7?9 x 3.5?5?. Habitat in coniferous or mixed woods. Season late summer to autumn. Occasional. Edible ? good. Found In Europe.

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More info about Agaricus langei mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Choice
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Distinctly scaly
Fungus colour:
Red or redish or pink
White to cream
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Grosser Waldegerling, Hegyi csiperke, Scaly Wood Mushroom, Waldegerling
Last modification: 2015-10-02 00:14:10

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