The mushrooms

discover our mushroom apps

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

synonyms: Sandegerling
Agaricus devoniensis Mushroom
Ref No: 6840
Buy this image
location: 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 devoniensis Orton syn. Psalliota arenicola Wakef. & Pearson, Sandegerling Cap 312cm across, convex to flattened-convex, whitish and silky tinted pinkish or violaceous. Stem 3040 x 1015mm, white covered in scaly remnants of the veil, bruising reddish; ring sheathing, white and short-lived. Flesh white, tinted pink above the gills and in the lower stem. Taste and smell mushroomy but not distinctive. Gills free, greyish pink darkening with age. Cheilocystidia thin-walled, tufted, clavate, hyaline or brownish, 3650 x 1013. Spore print dark brown. Spores subglobose, 6.57 x 55.5. Habitat on sand dunes, only noticeable after the expanded cap has pushed up through the sand. Season late summer to autumn. Rare. Edible. Found In Europe.

Members' images and comments

Click here to upload and share your photos and comments about this mushroom (JPEG only please).
By uploading images and text you hereby warrant that you are the legal owner of this material and agree, without limitation, to permit Rogers Plants Ltd to publish such images and text on this Rogers Plants website. Rogers Plants Ltd reserves the right to remove any member images or text at its sole discretion.
© 2001-2015 Rogers Plants Ltd. All rights reserved. The text and photographs on this site may not be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Rogers Plants Ltd. Please see our Terms and Conditions. Site by Glide Technologies Ltd. Poisoning Disclaimer.
Don't forget to visit our sister sites RogersRoses and RogersTreesandShrubs.