Agaricus macrocarpus


    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


    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