The Great Wood Mushroom
A great tasting mushroom looking like a smaller version of The Prince with the same almond smell and flesh that bruises or oxidises red, more so than The Prince.
|Common Names||The Great Wood Mushroom, Scaly Wood Mushroom|
|Scientific Name||Agaricus langei|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||10|
|Average Cap width (CM)||10|
Spherical when young becoming convex. Covered in concentric slightly reddish brown scales on a white to pale yellow background.
White to pale cream with red hints, smooth above the skirt and covered in small brown scales below.
A single white fleshy ring hanging down (superior) with brown to grey floccules on the underside.
White bruising or oxidising to pink/red. Can be yellowish in the base of the stem in older specimens.
Taste / Smell
Strong and mushroomy. Smells of almonds.