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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Agaricaceae: Agaricus sylvaticus Schaeff., 1774

Agaricus sylvaticus – Scaly wood mushroom

Synonyms: Agaricus haemorrhoidarius, Agaricus sanguinarius, Agaricus vinosobrunneus, Fungus amethystinus, Fungus haemorrhoidarius, Fungus sanguinarius, Fungus sylvaticus, Pratella amethystina, Pratella haemorrhoidaria, Pratella sylvatica, Psalliota amethystina, Psalliota haemorrhoidaria, Psalliota sanguinaria, Psalliota sylvatica.

Common name: scaly wood mushroom.

Russian name: Shampinon lesnoy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Agaricus silvaticus (or Agaricus sylvaticus), otherwise known as the Scaly Wood Mushroom, Blushing Wood Mushroom or Pinewood Mushroom, is a common, edible mushroom, often found in groups in coniferous forests from early summer, or September through to November in Europe, North Africa and North America.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Scaly wood mushrooms (<B>Agaricus sylvaticus</B>) in Pavlovsk Park. Pavlovsk, a suburb of Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-08-22.htm">August 22, 2016</A>
LinkScaly wood mushrooms (Agaricus sylvaticus) in Pavlovsk Park. Pavlovsk, a suburb of Saint Petersburg, Russia, August 22, 2016
Location on mapsParkovaya ul., 5, Tyarlevo, g. Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196625


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