This species, which grows on animal dung is extremely variable in size from just a few millimetres up to 150mm depending on the amount of nutrients available to it.
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Encyclopedia of British Fungi
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Agaricus bohusii||Agaricus bohusii||
A rare fungus in the U.K. with a large, scaly cap, usually growing solitary in woodland or... more
|Agaricus macrosporus||Agaricus macrosporus||
A medium to large fungus that is edible and tasty found, usually growing in groups or rings in... more
|Agaricus subfloccosus||Agaricus subfloccosus||
Found in mixed woodland. Red staining on cutting floccose cap ring peelable downwards spores 7.5... more
|Agrocybe rivulosa||Agrocybe rivulosa||
Added to the British list in 2004 and has since been found growing all over the country on piles... more
|Albugo candida||Albugo candida||
A white blister-rust parasitic on a wide range of hosts in the family Brassicaceae; shown here... more