AGARICACEAE Chevall.
(mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Fruitbody - mature - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - turned over to show gills and stipe (Click to view)Fruitbody - lain down to show ripe gills (Click to view)Mushrooms in mushroom farm (Click to view)Fruitbody - to view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - in situ - side view (Click to view)Fruitbody - young (Click to view)Fruitbody (Click to view)Fruitbody - young - lain down - side view (Click to view)Cap - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain down (Click to view)Fruitbody - young - lain down - side view (Click to view)Fruitbody - young - side view showing stipe and ring - lain down (Click to view)
Genus 25 illustrated subtaxa 34 ident. refs
Species 5 ident. refs
Species 7 ident. refs
Capillitium (Click to view)Oblique view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Fruitbody (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
Fruitbody - side view - lain down (Click to view)
Species 2 ident. refs
Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ (Click to view)
Genus 4 illustrated subtaxa 6 ident. refs
Cap apex (Click to view)Fruitbody - young - side view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - button - side view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)
Genus 10 illustrated subtaxa 18 ident. refs
Fruitbody (Click to view)
Species
Fruitbody - top view - in situ (Click to view)Massed fruitbodies - in situ (Click to view)
Genus 3 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Cap sphaerocysts (Click to view)Sphaerocysts from cap (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Fruitbody - top view - in situ (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
Fruitbody - young - side view - in situ (Click to view)
Species
Sphaerocysts from cap (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain down (Click to view)In situ - lateral view (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain down (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ - base exposed (Click to view)
Genus 7 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Fruitbody - young - side view showing ring - lain down (Click to view)
Genus 3 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain down (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)Cap (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain down (Click to view)Cap setule (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view (Click to view)Fruitbody - young - side view showing ring with brown band - lain down (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain down (Click to view)Fruitbody - young - in situ - side view (Click to view)Cap top view (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)Cap (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)
Genus 24 illustrated subtaxa 20 ident. refs
Fruitbody (Click to view)Gills, cap margin, ring and stipe apex - close-up (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view showing gills and ring - lain down (Click to view)
Genus 18 illustrated subtaxa 27 ident. refs
Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)
Genus 5 illustrated subtaxa 6 ident. refs
Fruitbody - side view (Click to view)Side view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - lain down - side view (Click to view)Fruitbodies -  unripe and young - side views (Click to view)Side view - lain down (Click to view)Peridial spines - cap (Click to view)Fruitbodies (Click to view)In situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view (Click to view)
Genus 11 illustrated subtaxa 10 ident. refs
Fruitbody - top view - in situ (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ - base exposed (Click to view)Cap - top view (Click to view)
Genus 6 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain down (Click to view)Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Species 2 ident. refs
Species 3 ident. refs
Species 1 ident. refs
Fruitbodies - lain down and in situ (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
FamilyAGARICACEAE (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 221 general literature references relevant to AGARICACEAE (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric)

AGARICACEAE (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 453 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for AGARICACEAE (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols, agaric)
Most can be dried in the normal way, but species which autodigest too quickly can be placed in the air stream from a fan heater for fast, effective results.
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