Inky Mushroom

Poisonous Poisonous
Autumn Autumn
Summer Summer

Uncommon but when found it is usually in large numbers.

Mushroom Type
Common Names Inky Mushroom
Scientific Name Agaricus moelleri
Season Start Jun
Season End Oct
Average Mushroom height (CM) 10
Average Cap width (CM) 10
Please note that each and every mushroom you come across may vary in appearance to these photos.

Cap

White but covered with tiny smoky/grey or brown scales which are more dense towards the middle. Starting ovoid but becoming flat.

Gills

The gills start pink and stay like that until finally becoming dark brown/black. Crowded.

Stem

White and bulbous towards the base.

Skirt

Has a large pendulous skirt.

Flesh

White discolouring slightly yellow and becoming brown.

Habitat

Mainly woodland in troops but can be found occasionally in grassland.

Spore Print

Brown. Ellipsoid.

Frequency

Fairly common.

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