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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Marasmiaceae: Macrocystidia cucumis (Pers.) Joss., 1934

Macrocystidia cucumis – Cucumber cap

Synonyms: Agaricus cucumis, Agaricus nigripes, Agaricus piceus, Agaricus pisciodorus, Derminus cucumis, Galera cucumis, Hylophila cucumis, Macrocystis cucumis, Naucoria cucumis, Nolanea nigripes, Nolanea picea, Nolanea pisciodora.

Common name: cucumber cap.

Russian name: Makrotsistidiya ogurechnaya.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Macrocystidia cucumis is a common, inedible mushroom of the genus Macrocystidia, often found in large numbers on needle litter or moist soil.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Cucumber cap mushrooms (<B>Macrocystidia cucumis</B>) near Zakhodskoe (Lounatjoki), 50 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-08-31.htm">August 31, 2018</A>
LinkCucumber cap mushrooms (Macrocystidia cucumis) near Zakhodskoe (Lounatjoki), 50 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 31, 2018
Location on mapsLeningrad Oblast, Russia, 188823


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