Pavement Mushroom

Agaricus bitorquis

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Agaricus bitorquis is an edible white mushroom of the genus Agaricus, similar to the common button mushroom that is sold commercially. The name supersedes Agaricus rodmani. It is also commonly known as torq, the banded agaric, spring agaric, or pavement mushroom, as it has been recorded pushing up paving slabs.

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  1. (c) Auntie P, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/auntiep/146468366/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agaricus_bitorquis

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