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Scientific name: Agaricus vaporarius (Vitt.) Mos.
Hat: diameter even more than 20 cm, thick, fleshy and firm, convex or slightly depressed; brown tobacco film, soon dissociated into fibrous scales; hem appendixed by large veil remains.
Gills: very thick, thin, narrow, free, gray-flesh-colored, then black-brown, with a lighter cut.
Stem: 6-12 x 2-4 cm, thick and robust, full; white with dirty pink shades, smooth at the top, fibrous at the bottom. Low ring, whitish, superiorly streaked, inferiorly brown scaly, very often with double brittle edge.
Meat: off-white, fawn fawn, woody odor, mild flavor only in the young.
spore: rounded, dark brown powder.
Agaricus vaporarius (Vitt.) Mos. (photo Juan A. Leiva http://leivamosetasdecadiz.es)
Edibility, habitat and observations
Relationship with the surrounding plant environment: saprophyte mushroom.
Road margins, near piles of waste and manure, in summer-autumn.