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

synonyms: Rotbrauner Egerling
Agaricus porphyrocephalus Mushroom
Ref No: 6861
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Agaricus porphyrocephalus2 Mushroom
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Agaricus porphyrocephalus3 Mushroom
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Ring on stem
spore colour: Purplish to black
habitat: Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Agaricus porphyrocephalus Møller syn. Psalliota porphyrea Møller
Rotbrauner Egerling Cap 3–8cm across, hemispherical to flat, brown, with darker radiating fibrils. Stem 30–40 x 10–20mm, white, slightly tapering towards the base or sometimes slightly swollen and bulbous; ring thin and white. Flesh white to pale flesh-coloured. Taste and smell mushroomy. Gills pink at first, later chocolate brown. Cheilocystidia absent. Spore print brown. Spores 5–7´3–4.5m. Habitat lawns or pastures. Season autumn. Rare. Edibility suspect -avoid. Found In Europe.

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Dave Kelly (United Kingdom) - 13 October 2012

On Heathland in the New Forest UK. Oct 2012
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