Agaricus langei (F.H. Møller) F.H. Møller
(scaly wood mushroom)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesAgaricus langei (scaly wood mushroom)
GenusAgaricus (true mushrooms)
FamilyAGARICACEAE (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Agaricus langei (Scaly Wood Mushroom) :
1: Agaricus langei (Scaly Wood Mushroom)
31 Oct 2005 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in grassland, perhaps around old cow pats . Photos: Fruitbodies: in situ, lain down, LS, ring, cap cuticle, gill edge with cheilocystidia, spores
Image 1: CollectionImage 2: Fruitbody - LSImage 3: Fruitbody - mature - lain down to show stipe, ring etcImage 4: Fruitbody - oblique view - in situImage 5: Fruitbody - top view - in situImage 6: Fruitbody - young - lain down - side viewImage 7: Ring (following day) - close-upImage 8: Ring - young, before it breaks - close-upImage 9: Cap cuticle (scalp) - arranged naturally - magnifiedImage 10: Cap cuticle (scalp) - jumbled around during preparation - magnifiedImage 11: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 12: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnified (2)Image 13: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnified (3)Image 14: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnified (4)Image 15: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnified (5)Image 16: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnified (6)Image 17: Gill edge with cheilocystidia - magnified (7)Image 18: Gill edge with narrow cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 19: Gill edge with narrow cheilocystidia - magnified (2)Image 20: Spores - magnifiedImage 21: Spores - magnified (2)Image 22: Spores - magnified (3)Image 23: Spores - highly magnified
2: Agaricus langei (Scaly Wood Mushroom)
21 Sep 1984 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Cap - in situImage 2: Cap - in situ (2)Image 3: Gills - close-upImage 4: LSImage 5: UpturnedImage 6: Upturned (2)Image 7: Upturned (3)Image 8: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 9: End cell from cap disc cuticle - magnifiedImage 10: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 11: DescriptionImage 12: Description - contd.

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references relevant to Agaricus langei (Scaly Wood Mushroom)

Agaricus langei (Scaly Wood Mushroom) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Agaricus langei (Scaly Wood Mushroom)
A large strongly reddening mushroom, commonly found in woodland.
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