Scientific name:Agaricus xanthodermus var. meleagrioides (A. Pearson) Bon & Cappelli 1983 Synonyms:Index Fungorum 06.12.2015: Agaricus xanthodermus Genev. 1876 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 8-14 cm across, first hemispherical to campanulate, center is flat, later widespread, whitish with grayish reflex, covered with grayish scales, which are denser in the center, against margin more rarely, margin is incurved.
Hymenophore: first are lamellae pale, later pink, old chocolate brown, thick and dense.
Spore print: Spore: oval, 5-7 x 3-4 μm
Stem: 5-14 x 1-1,5 cm, cylindric, base is thicker, whitish, if cut yellowish, especially on the base, with double ring, which is blackish on the upper side, surface under the ring is floccose, hollow.
Flesh: whitish, if cut yellowish, odor is unpleasant, like carbol, taste is unpleasant.
Habitat: gregarious under bushes, in parks, along pathsides, on lawns, is rare, grows from late summer to fall.