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Agaricus sylvicola, commonly known as the Wood Mushroom, is a medium or large agaric with a creamy white cap, pinkish or chocolate-coloured gills, a stem with a ring and a bulbous base. The mushroom grows in trooping groups on soil in coniferous woods, favouring spruce.
cream-coloured, bruising ochraceous and generally yellowing with age. It is at first sub-spherical or ovoid, becoming broadly convex and flattened. The flesh is white, unchanging and firm. Gills
free from the stem, crowded, pinkish at first but turn greyish-pink and then chocolate brown as the spores mature. Stem
white at first and turns yellow-grey as the fruit body matures with a small bulb at the base. The ring is single, large, pendulous, superior and attached high on the stem. Spore print
The spores are ellipsoidal to ovoid in shape, exhibiting a smooth surface and measuring approximately 5-6.5 µm in length and 3.5-4.5 µm in width.
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