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Agrocybe cylindracea  (DC.) Gillet 1874
Main synonym = Agrocybe aegerita    (V. Brig.) Singer 1951
Taxonomical Classification:  Fungi / Basidiomycota / Agaricomycetes / Agaricales / Strophariaceae
Chestnut Mushroom, Velvet Pioppino     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
The mushrooms in Agrocybe have brown spore prints and are small to medium-sized, saprobic species that grow in grass, wood chips, dung, garden mulch, or in woods - either terrestrially, or from deadwood. They are not subject to rapid decay (in contrast to the mushrooms in Bolbitius), and the caps, with a few exceptions, are dry. Unlike species of Conocybe, Agrocybe species have convex to flat caps.










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