Agaricus macrocarpus

Description

The white cap is 20 to 30 cm across when full grown and very fleshy with fine, crowded concolorous fibrils. There is only slight yellow staining in this species. Gills are dense, pinkish colour becoming dark brown to blackish brown.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Grassland.

When to see it

Late summer and autumn.

UK Status

Widespread in England.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map