Marasmius

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Noun1.Marasmius - chiefly small mushrooms with white sporesMarasmius - chiefly small mushrooms with white spores
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
fairy-ring mushroom, Marasmius oreades - mushroom that grows in a fairy ring
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The worst problems arise with the fairy ring mushroom Marasmius oreades which creates an outer ring of bright green, lush grass and an inner ring of brown lawn.
Yet this classification also includes the commercial mushroom Agaricus bisporus, as well as its wild relative, Agaricus campestris the oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus, and the fairy ring mushroom.
Although small, those little Fairy Ring Mushrooms (Marasmius oreades) have an incredibly tough stem--almost too tough to tear.