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Friday, September 9, 2011

Agaricus augustus - The Prince - continues to fruit on the Mendonoma Coast

Ken Holmes recently found a beautiful wild mushroom, the edible Agaricus augustus, also known as The Prince. It grows in humus rich soils. Oddly enough it often appears at edges of roads. The mushroom has a strong almond odor and it is good to eat. I also admire it for its beauty.

Thanks to Ken for allowing me to share his photo with you. Here's a link to another photo of this mushroom on this blog:

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