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Agaricus augustus (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 15 Jun 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 15 Jun 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 15 Jun 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 15 Jun 2018

Identification history

Fungus Agaricus augustus 16 Jun 2018 Paul121

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Author's notes

growing in deep soil, stem = 70mm x 18mm with prominent veil cap = 60mm, dense brown fibrils, peels away easily, and thickly sweet, pleasant odour spores oblong 6.5x5.5µm, brown, smooth surface

4 comments

Paul121 wrote:
   16 Jun 2018
hope I got this ID right, as we're just about to eat these guys for dinner.
Pam wrote:
   6 Jul 2018
How did they taste Paul. Did you have any adverse reactions?
Paul121 wrote:
   6 Jul 2018
They tasted great and no adverse reactions. But we’ve decided to play it safe in future and not eat the “wild” fungi.
Pam wrote:
   7 Jul 2018
Good move!

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  • 3 Abundance
  • 15 Jun 2018 12:08 PM Recorded on
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