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Agrocybe cylindracea.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Albarelle, Déli tőkegomba, déli rétgomba, Pappel-Schüppling, Pholiote du peuplier, Poplar Fieldcap
Agrocybe cylindracea Mushroom
Ref No: 6884
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Ref No: 6885
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location: Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Ring on stem
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows on wood

Agrocybe cylindracea (DC. ex Fr.) Maire syn. Pholiota aegerita (Brig.) Quél. Pappel-Schüppling, Déli tőkegomba, déli rétgomba, Albarelle, Pholiote du peuplier Poplar Fieldcap Cap 4–10cm across, hemispherical convex becoming flattened and sometimes cracked at centre and often wavy near the margin, pale buff to almost white with rust flush at centre when young becoming darker brown with age. Stem 50–100 x 10–15mm, cream at first, darker brown with age, with persistent ring which soon becomes dusted brown by the spores. Flesh white in the cap and stem, brown in the stem base. Taste nutty, smell of old wine casks. Gills adnate or slightly decurrent, cream at first then tobacco brown due to the spores. Spore print tobacco brown. Spores ovoid-ellipsoid, 8.5–10.5 x 5–6µ. Cap cuticle cellular. Habitat in tufts wood especially willows and poplars. Season all year round. Rare. Edible. Found In Europe.

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 12 September 2013

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Carmelo Prats Crespo (Spain) - 12 March 2013

Valencia-España
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Carmelo Prats Crespo (Spain) - 12 March 2013

Valencia-España
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Siniša Radić (Yugoslavia) - 03 June 2010

Agrocybe cylindracea (Agrocybe aegerita) From Serbia,Belgrade, Makis
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 07 October 2009

Hungarian names, Déli tökegomba, Déli rétgomba
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David Edington (United Kingdom) - 22 May 2009

Found at base of aspen at Blackwater Hants UK, 22 May 2009
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Branislav Uzelac (Yugoslavia) - 17 March 2009

photo by Goran Miloshevich from Serbia
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