Agrocybe praecox (Pers.) Fayod
(spring fieldcap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesAgrocybe praecox (spring fieldcap)
GenusAgrocybe (a genus of fieldcap toadstools)
FamilySTROPHARIACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap) :
1: Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap)
2 May 2004 OSGR: TQ96 51° 20' N, 0° 50' E Vice County: West Kent (VC 16) England
by cut Cherry trunk segments
Image 1: CapImage 2: Fruitbodies - side view - in situImage 3: Fruitbodies - side viewsImage 4: Fruitbodies - side views (2)Image 5: Fruitbodies - top view - in situImage 6: Fruitbody - side viewImage 7: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 8: Fruitbody - side view - in situ (2)Image 9: Fruitbody - underside showing gills and fragmented ringImage 10: Fruitbody - underside showing gills and veil remnants around cap marginImage 11: Fruitbody - young - side viewImage 12: Fruitbody - young - underside showing breaking ringImage 13: Cystidia - magnifiedImage 14: Spores - magnifiedImage 15: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 16: Spores - highly magnified (2)
2: Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap)
24 May 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in frost-free greenhouse in pot with Brugmansia (Datura)
Image 1: Fruitbodies - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - in situ - side view - close-upImage 3: Fruitbodies - in situ - three quarter view - close-upImage 4: Fruitbodies - in situ - top view - close-upImage 5: Fruitbodies - undersidesImage 6: Fruitbody - gills - close-upImage 7: Fruitbody - undersideImage 8: Mycelial strands at base of stipeImage 9: Germ poreImage 10: Pleurocystidia from gill faceImage 11: Pleurocystidium from gill faceImage 12: SporesImage 13: Spores (2)
3: Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap)
26 Apr 1999 OSGR: SU46 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in bark-chipped flower beds
Image 1: CapImage 2: Cap - before ring breaksImage 3: Cap - LSImage 4: Cap surface - close-upImage 5: Cap - young - undersideImage 6: Cap - young - underside (2)Image 7: Fruitbodies - side viewsImage 8: Fruitbody - before ring breaks - side viewImage 9: Fruitbody - LSImage 10: Fruitbody - side viewImage 11: Fruitbody - side view (2)Image 12: GillsImage 13: Gills (2)Image 14: Basidium and spore - magnifiedImage 15: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 16: Pleurocystidia - magnifiedImage 17: Spores - magnifiedImage 18: Spores - highly magnified

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap)

Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 0 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Agrocybe praecox (Spring Fieldcap)
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