Agrocybe rivulosa

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Agrocybe rivulosa

7 September 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, then flattened, wrinkled, whitish to ochraceous, to about 10 cm across

Gills

Fairly close, pale grey, then grey brown

Stem

Tapered upwards, ring fleshy and pendulous, hollow, white

Flesh

Thin, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On wood chips and compost heaps, often in large groups

Spore Print

Brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (10-12) x (7-8) µm2

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

This species was first collected and described in Holland in 2003 and has since crossed the Channel and colonised the UK

Additional Photographs

Agrocybe rivulosa

7 September 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin