Mushroom identification


Agrocybe mushrooms are a genus of around 100 species found worldwide. They are typically small to medium-sized, with brown spore prints and dry caps. Their caps can be convex, bell-shaped, or nearly flat, and their colours range from yellow-brown to tan. They grow on grass, wood chips, dung, garden mulch, or in woods.

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Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very difficult to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. Because of that, we strongly advise against consuming wild mushrooms, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy on this website, the information may contain errors and omissions. Therefore, the information presented here is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as any basis for consuming any plants or mushrooms.