Agrocybe stop-like

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Agrocybe pediades


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Strophariaceae
  • Genus: Agrocybe (Agrocybe)
  • Species: Agrocybe pediades (Agrocybe foot)


  • Stop vole

  • Poleworm foot

  • Pholiota semiorbicularis

  • Agrocybe semiorbicularis

Agrocybe foot (Agrocybe semiorbicularis)

External description A fragile, thin cap, at first hemispherical, then almost flat or convex. Slightly wrinkled or smooth skin, slightly sticky. High and thin leg. Sufficiently wide and infrequent plates. A little pulp, it is flabby and has a characteristic flour smell. The color of the cap varies from ocher to light brown. At first, the leg is covered with a mealy bloom, then it becomes shiny and smooth. The color of the plates changes from light yellow to brownish brown.

Edible Inedible.

Habitat It is mainly found in pastures, meadows and clearings, overgrown with grass, in mountainous and hilly areas.

Season Summer-autumn.

Similar species Agrocybe arvalis is inedible.

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