Public Description of Marasmius oreades (Bolton) Fr.

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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae


widely distributed


Lawn areas or under conifers.


Edible and good.


“Common Name: Fairy Ring Mushroom” Scotch Bonnets

urrent Name:
Marasmius oreades (Bolton) Fr., Anteckn. Sver. Ätl. Svamp.: 52 (1836)

Agaricus coriaceus Lightf., Fl. Scot. 2: 1020 (1777)
Agaricus oreades Bolton, Hist. fung. Halifax, App. (Huddersfield): 151 (1792) 1791
Agaricus pratensis Huds., Fl. Angl., Edn 2 2: 616 (1778)
Agaricus pseudomouceron Bull., Hist. Champ. France (Paris): 578, tab. 144;528:2 (1812)
Collybia oreades (Bolton) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 116 (1871)
Scorteus oreades (Fr.) anon.

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Created: 2011-10-26 19:17:00 PDT (-0700) by IntoTheFlames
Last modified: 2011-12-02 21:40:32 PST (-0800) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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