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Agaricus bernardii
salt-loving agaricus, salt-loving mushroom

Habitat: grasslands, roadsides, seashores, and road-salt runoff areas

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: Edible



Identification Notes:

Spores are chocolate-brown; growth up to 5 inches; cap diameter up to 8 inches. Agaricus bitorquis genearlly has a double ring without the sock-like base and lacks a fishy smell.

Sources: Roberts, Peter and Evans, Shelley. The Book of Fungi. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Accepted Name:
Agaricus bernardii Quél.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Agaricus bernardii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Agaricus bernardii photos

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