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mushroom foraging guide Fairy Ring Champignon

Names

Common: Fairy Ring Champignon

Latin: Marasmius oreades

Edibility

Edibility:Good

Preserving: Dries easily. 

Season

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Description

Cap: 2-5cm Buff. Initially bell-shaped, becoming flattened. Often with a broad umbo and wavy margin.

Gills: Adnexed or free. White then cream, Widely spaced.

Stem: Thin and tough. Same colour as cap.

Spores: White

Flesh: Thin, whitish, unchanging.

Habitat: In rings on short grass.

Frequency: Very Common