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Agaricus silvaticus Schaeff. (Blushing Wood Mushroom)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Agaricus silvaticus may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
AGARICACEAE
(mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols)
Agaricus
(true mushrooms)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 feeding and other relationships of Agaricus silvaticus (Blushing Wood Mushroom)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A common, large mushroom of woodland, parks, roadside verges and dunes. It is easily recognised by the brown cap and the cut flesh turning orange-red then blood-red in the upper stipe and cap. It is often eaten.
British records 1249
Distribution Although widespread throughout Great Britain, the majority of the records are concentrated in Lincolnshire and southern central England.
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