Agaricus bisporus (J.E. Lange) Imbach

First published in Mitt. naturf. Ges. Luzern, 15: 15 (1946)
This species is accepted
This species is found in Europe, India, South America, North America, Australasia and Asia-Temperate. It is used as an antioxidant and for food.


Present in:

Australia, Belgium, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Eastern Canada, France, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, North-Central U.S.A., Northeastern U.S.A., Northwestern U.S.A., Norway, Slovenia, South-Central U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A., Southwestern U.S.A., Sweden, Western Canada

Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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