Common: Wood Mushroom
Latin: Agaricus silvicola
Eating notes: Use as you would cultivated mushrooms
Preserving: Can be dried.
Cap: 5-12cm smooth. Cream, yellowing with age.
Gills: Free and crowded. Pale pinky-grey at first becoming chocolate brown
Stem: Tall, same colour as cap. Large pendulous ring.
Flesh: White. Smell of aniseed.
Habitat: On the ground in mixed woodland