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The cap and stalk


5 - 15 cm


With ring



Spore print

purple brown




Agaricus annae Pilát 1951


Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetideae

Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae
Genus: Agaricus

Subgenus: Rubescentes
Section: Sanguinolenti
Subsection: Langei

A. Cappelli
Fungi Europaei 1 - Agaricus L.:Fr.(Psalliota), 1984
39, 211, 436, 540
J.Breitenbach / F. Kränzlin
Pilze der Schweiz 4, 1995
Meinhard Moser
Kleine Kryptogamenflora Band IIb/2, 1978
R. Courtecuisse & B. Duhem
Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain & Europe, 1994
Rudolf Winkler
2000 Pilze, 1996

Scientific name: Agaricus annae Pilát 1951
Synonyms: Species Fungorum 06.12.2015:
Habit of Growth: Saprotroph
Protection: Mushroom is not protected
Trees: Picea (Spruce)d0d0d0

Detailed description

Cap: 6-10 cm across, first hemispherical, later convex to plane, if young white, tomentose, dull, later progressively splitting into concentric, appressed squamules which stain in age light brown, margin is obtuse.
Hymenophore: lamellae are whitish, later pale pink, finally pink brown, broad, free, some are forked.
Spore print: purple brown
Spore: elliptic, 4,5-6,1 x 2,9-3,8 μm
Stem: 6-10 x 0,9-1,5 cm, cylindric, toward the apex sometimes tapered, base is with marginate bulb, young solid, old, stuffed to hollow, fragile, above the annulus white and smooth, below it white and banded on a white background, annulus simple, thin, membranous, white, pendent.
Flesh: white, thick in the center, thin toward the margin, if cut after some time turning brown, odor is pleasant spicy, sour, taste is mild, unpleasant.
Habitat: gregarious in spruce forests on needle litter, grows from summer to fall.
Edibility: edible

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