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  • synonyms: Champignon de trottoirs, Ízletes csiperke, bocskoros csiperke, Scheidenegerling
    Agaricus bitorquis Mushroom
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    location: North America, Europe
    edibility: Edible
    fungus colour: White to cream
    normal size: 5-15cm
    cap type: Convex to shield shaped
    stem type: Ring on stem
    spore colour: Purplish to black
    habitat: Grows on the ground

    Agaricus bitorquis (Quél.) Sacc. syn. A. edulis (Witt.) Møller & Schaeff. syn. A. campestris subsp. bitorquis(Quél.) Konrad & Maubl. syn. Psalliota rodmanii (Peck) Kauffm. Scheidenegerling Ízletes (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 4–5µ. 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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    ulas onder (Turkey) - 20 April 2024

    I've found it on a bald steep.
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    Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 16 November 2024

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    Tess Frost (Canada) - 30 October 2024

    Is this bitorquis? The veil is not quite like campestris or arvensis. Found in mowed grass, Ottawa, ontario Canada, today (19 Oct 2024)
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    Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 03 February 2024

    Hungarian name, Izletes csiperke
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    Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 24 October 2024

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