A tasty find but the mushrooms have a very short shelf life and need to be used soon after finding them.
|Common Names||Wood Mushroom (EN), Madarch y Coed (CY), Pieczarka Bulwiasta (PL), Karcsú Csiperke (HU)|
|Scientific Name||Agaricus sylvicola|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||8-14|
|Average Cap width (CM)||8-12|
The Yellow Stainer (Agaricus xanthodermus) looks very alike but bruises chrome yellow when handled or cut and smells of Indian ink, phenol, hospitals, just an unpleasant chemical smell.
Taste / Smell
Smells of aniseed, to some slightly almondy. Taste mushroomy. Should be cooked before consumption.
These mushrooms spoil very quickly and should be used the same day as picking them.