Agaricus aff. augustus

Agaricus aff. augustus

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(The prince)

FAMILY

Agaricaceae

Species

Agaricus aff. augustus

Common name

The prince

Colour

Cap white with darker centre and scales, gills pale to dark

Description

This mushroom has a whitish to buff-coloured cap, which may be up to 20 cm diameter, the apex is flattened and darker with brown scales which become more scattered towards the margin. Gills are initially pale pink becoming dark brown with age. Stem 10-15 cm long, 2 cm wide, remains of veil present on stem and on margins of the cap. Do not eat.

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