MycoKey : the species Agaricus augustus

Generic short diagnoses: Brown- to black-spored, fleshy, saprobic agarics with free lamellae and mostly with prominent veil in the form of rings or sheaths on the stipe. Often with strong smell and staining flesh. Cheilocystidia present or absent.


Agaricus augustus - DK: prægtig champignon, UK: The Prince

Agaricus augustus , prægtig champignon, The Prince, kongesjampinjong, kungschampinjon, Reuzenchampignon, Braunschuppiger Riesen-Egerling, Agaric auguste
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-00.309
Agaricus augustus , prægtig champignon, The Prince, kongesjampinjong, kungschampinjon, Reuzenchampignon, Braunschuppiger Riesen-Egerling, Agaric auguste
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, 26.0.2008

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