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Agaricus L. (true mushrooms)


Rank Taxon #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #notes #refs
Species Agaricus arvensis Schaeff. (Horse Mushroom) 27   12    
Species Agaricus augustus Fr. (The Prince) 4        
Species Agaricus bernardii Quél. (a mushroom) 18   7   1
Species Agaricus bisporus (J.E. Lange) Imbach (Cultivated Mushroom) 2       3
Species Agaricus bitorquis (Quél.) Sacc. (a mushroom) 5 15 8   1
Species Agaricus bohusii Bon (a mushroom)         2
Species Agaricus bresadolanus Bohus (a mushroom)         1
Species Agaricus campestris L. (Field Mushroom) 31 9 6 3 1
Species Agaricus depauperatus (F.H. Møller) Pilát (a mushroom)         1
Species Agaricus devoniensis P.D. Orton (a mushroom)         1
Species Agaricus dulcidulus Schulzer (Rosy Wood Mushroom) 9 15   4  
Species Agaricus endoxanthus Berk. & Broome (a mushroon)         1
Species Agaricus fuscofibrillosus (F.H. Møller) Pilát (a mushroom)         1
Species Agaricus impudicus (Rea) Pilát (a mushroom)   16 7    
Species Agaricus langei (F.H. Møller) F.H. Møller (Scaly Wood Mushroom) 15   15 5 2
Species Agaricus litoralis (Wakef. & A. Pearson) Pilát (a mushroom)         1
Species Agaricus moelleri Wasser (Inky Mushroom) 25 22 15   3
Species Agaricus phaeolepidotus (F.H. Møller) F.H. Møller (a mushroom)         2
Species Agaricus pseudovillaticus Rauschert (Clustered Mushroom)         2
Species Agaricus silvaticus Schaeff. (Blushing Wood Mushroom) 19 37 24 4  
Species Agaricus silvicola (Vittad.) Peck (Wood Mushroom) 3        
Species Agaricus subrufescens Peck (a mushroom)         2
Species Agaricus urinascens (F.H. Møller & Jul. Schäff.) Singer (Macro Mushroom) 16 17     2
Species Agaricus xanthodermus Genev. (Yellow Stainer) 8 9   4 5

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Brown, T., 2004 Mushrooming Again
Cappelli, A., 1984 Agaricus
Kibby, G., 2011 The genus Agaricus in Britain
Knudsen, H, Lange. C. & Knutsson. T., 2008 Agaricus L.: Fr.
Marren, P., 2003 Wild Mushrooms in Britain
Nauta, M.M., 2001 Agaricus L.
Parra Sanchez, L.A., 2008 Agaricus L., Allopsalliota Nauta & Bas (Part 1)
Parra Sanchez, L.A., 2013 Agaricus & Allopsalliota (Part 2)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 9 general literature references to Agaricus (true mushrooms)

Agaricus may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 88 feeding and other relationships of Agaricus (true mushrooms)

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