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Agaricus comtulus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Dickstieliger Zwergegerling, Kis csiperke
Agaricus comtulus Mushroom
Ref No: 6839
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Ref No: 9813
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location: Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream, Yellow
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Ring on stem
spore colour: Purplish to black
habitat: Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Agaricus comtulus Fr. syn. Psalliota comtula (Fr.) Quél.
Dickstieliger Zwergegerling, Kis csiperke. Cap 2–4cm across, convex expanding flat, white to ochraceous-cream. Stem 30–50 x 4–6mm, white or creamy, not bruising yellow; ring white and membranous. Flesh white but yellowing slightly in the stem base. Taste almondy, smell faintly of almonds or aniseed. Gills flesh-pink at first, darkening with age. Spore print brown. Spores ovate, 4.5–5.5´3–3.5m. Habitat in pastureland. Season late summer to autumn. Occasional. Edible. Found In Europe.

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