Agaricus vaporarius identification

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Agaricus vaporarius (Vitt.) Mos. syn. Psalliota vaporaria (Vitt.) M?ller & Schaeff. Garten-Egerling Agaric de Bernard, Psalliote de Bernard, Komposztcsiperke, ?ves csiperke, Clustered Mushroom. Cap 10?15cm across, subglobose at first expanding to flattened convex, dirty brown soon breaking up into large scales. Stem 60?120 x 25?50mm, tapering at the base which is deeply buried in the soil, white and smooth although initially with brown fibrous scales; ring thick and white, pendulous. Flesh white, reddening only slightly on cutting. Taste nutty, smell mushroomy. Gills pale pink at first later chocolate brown. Cheilocystidia numerous, thin-walled, clavate, hyaline, 18?28 x 4?10?. Spore print brown. Spores subglobose, 6?7?4.5?6m. Habitat gardens and deciduous woods often developing below ground and pushing up through the soil as it expands. Season autumn. Rare. Edibility suspect -avoid. Found In Europe.

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More info about Agaricus vaporarius mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Grows in woods
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Distinctly scaly
Fungus colour:
Normal size:
Agaric de Bernard, Clustered Mushroom, Garten-Egerling, Komposztcsiperke, ?ves csiperke, Psalliote de Bernard
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