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Is this edible, found in my garden box?????
    #15086797 - 09/16/11 09:55 AM (5 years, 14 days ago)

Habitat:
Okay. This lovely shroom was found growing in our garden box, in a mix of soil/organic compost/ a few wood chips... in Costa Rica, 1500 meters, Southern Pacific zone

Gills:
Creamy-white color, gills... looks much like a button mushroom, but bigger. Turns a darker brown color with age and opens up/fans out

Stem:
Length - about 2 inches,  color - same as cap, texture, solid, thickish,

Cap:
1-2 or 3 inches diameter, creamy-white/tan, texture is much like a button mushroom,

Bruising:
brown




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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: ZMA12]
    #15086840 - 09/16/11 10:04 AM (5 years, 14 days ago)

Yes, it is an edible Agaricus. :smile:


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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: elprawn]
    #15087085 - 09/16/11 10:58 AM (5 years, 14 days ago)

Okay. Thanks.
Do you know the actual name? And , how do you know it is this... what features, etc???
Any links?

I want to be sure before serving it the kids.

Thank you!!!!!


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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: ZMA12]
    #15087248 - 09/16/11 11:39 AM (5 years, 14 days ago)

Smell it first to be sure. If it doesn't smell like poster paint then it's edible.


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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: elprawn]
    #15087621 - 09/16/11 01:04 PM (5 years, 14 days ago)

It definitely does not smell like poster paint.
It smells like a typical mushroom.
Are there any poisonous look alikes?
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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: ZMA12]
    #15087805 - 09/16/11 01:57 PM (5 years, 13 days ago)

Thank you for all the helpers on this page... i am so very grateful.

Sooo...
This shroom seems like an agricus, does not smell like "poster paint"...
can I assume it is edible?
Would you feed it to your kids?

Any other helpful info is really appreciated.
Forgive my novice questioning...
I just am not really familiar with agaricus and want to be sure.


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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: ZMA12]
    #15088079 - 09/16/11 02:50 PM (5 years, 13 days ago)

Quote:

ZMA12 said:
Thank you for all the helpers on this page... i am so very grateful.

Sooo...
This shroom seems like an agricus, does not smell like "poster paint"...
can I assume it is edible?
Would you feed it to your kids?




Not to my kids, but if you are confident in the answers that were supplied I would go for it. But please not the kids.  :lolwut:


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Re: Is this edible, found in my garden box????? [Re: LegitStupidity]
    #15088120 - 09/16/11 02:59 PM (5 years, 13 days ago)

Thanks.

I am thinking it is an edible agaricus...


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