horse mushroom


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horse mushroom

n
(Plants) a large edible agaricaceous field mushroom, Agaricus arvensis, with a white cap and greyish gills
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Noun1.horse mushroom - coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white caphorse mushroom - coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white cap
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Agaricus, genus Agaricus - type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species
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horse mushroom

nprataiolo maggiore
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Ironically, the mushroom that causes the most illnesses is the one everyone thinks they know, the horse mushroom, as it is almost identical to the poisonous Yellow Stainer.
Hen-of-the-woods/maitake (Grifola frondosa), porcini (Boletus edulis), horse mushroom (Agaricus arvensis) bear's head tooth (Hericium coralloides) and beefsteak mushroom (Fistulina hepatica) were scarce.
However there is now an increasing demand for more exotic types, such as Horse mushroom, Pied Blue, King Oyster and Almond mushroom, so called because of its almond smell and taste.
Other popular types include horse mushrooms, trumpet chanterelles, porcini, hedgehog mushrooms, chicken of the woods, saffron milk caps and wood blewits.
HORSES FOR COURSES: Foraging of a different kind happened this week when, further down the shady garden we discovered several whopping horse mushrooms under the beeches.