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  • synonyms: Apró csiperke, Rosy Wood Mushroom, Weinrötlicher Zwergegerling
    Agaricus semotus Mushroom
    Ref No: 6868
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    Agaricus semotus2 Mushroom
    Ref No: 6869
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    location: Europe
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: White to cream, Violet or purple
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Convex to shield shaped
    stem type: Ring on stem, Stem much longer than cap diameter
    flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged
    spore colour: Purplish to black
    habitat: Grows in woods

    Agaricus semotus Fr. syn. A. comtulus var. amethystinus (Quél.) Konrad & Maubl. syn. Psalliota amethystina (Quél.) Lange
    Apró csiperke Weinrötlicher Zwergegerling Rosy Wood Mushroom Cap 2–5cm across, obtusely ovoid expanding flattened-convex, white at first soon covered in small lilaceous scales at the centre with vinaceous fibres radiating out towards the white margin, finally yellowing to a dirty brownish. Stem 30–60 x 4–8mm, white but yellowing at the bulbous base; ring double, pendulous. Flesh white, staining yellow in stem base. Taste and smell not distinctive. Gills very pale at first then pinkish, finally grey-brown. Cheilocystidia numerous, thin-walled, ovate to broadly clavate, hyaline or brownish, 12–26 x 4–14µ. Spore print brown. Spores elliptic, 4.5–5 x 2.5–3µ. Habitat in clearings and on the edges of deciduous and coniferous woods. Season summer to autumn. Rare. Poisonous to some people; best avoided. Found In Europe.

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