Amanita caesarea

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Related to Amanita caesarea: Amanita muscaria
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Noun1.Amanita caesarea - widely distributed edible mushroom resembling the fly agaricAmanita caesarea - widely distributed edible mushroom resembling the fly agaric
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Amanita, genus Amanita - genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
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One of these European contributions is "Los Choros", an edible mushroom originally from southern Europe, and which now grows wild in the mountains of Honduras, a mushroom that many years ago was assimilated into Lenca cuisine; the choro mushroom, whose scientific name is Amanita Caesarea, is characterized as "the delicacy of the Caesars," enjoying a splendid reputation all over the world, and this natural treat when prepared in the Lenca style becomes a true delicacy, which is why every year in June in the city of La Esperanza, Intibuca, the "Choro and Wine Festival" is celebrated, an event where the choro is undisputed king, with wine as queenly consort.