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mushroom foraging guide The Prince

Names

Common: The Prince

Latin: Agaricus augustus

Edibility

Edibility:Good

Preserving: Can be dried. 

Season

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
            

Description

Cap: 10-25cm Pale yellowish brown. Covered in small brown fibrous scales

Gills: Free, crowded. Pale pink at first then brown.

Stem: Tall with a pendulous white ring. Slightly scaly below the ring. Bruises slightly yellow.

Spores: Dark brown

Flesh: White with a smell of bitter almonds

Habitat: On the ground in any woodland in small groups.

Frequency: Occasional