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King Stropharia - Stropharia rugosoannulata Deep reddish brown caps, purple-gray gills, and a white stem with a thick, cogwheeled ring. Interestingly, Stropharia rugosoannulata is a nematophagous fungus, which means that it is able to trap and digest nematodes. <br />
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Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
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Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
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Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
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Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
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King Stropharia - Stropharia rugosoannulata

Deep reddish brown caps, purple-gray gills, and a white stem with a thick, cogwheeled ring. Interestingly, Stropharia rugosoannulata is a nematophagous fungus, which means that it is able to trap and digest nematodes.

Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)

King Stropharia - Stropharia rugosoannulata Deep reddish brown caps, purple-gray gills, and a white stem with a thick, cogwheeled ring. Interestingly, Stropharia rugosoannulata is a nematophagous fungus, which means that it is able to trap and digest nematodes. <br />
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Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73948/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73949/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73950/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html Fall,Geotagged,King stropharia,Stropharia rugosoannulata,United States

King Stropharia - Stropharia rugosoannulata Deep reddish brown caps, purple-gray gills, and a white stem with a thick, cogwheeled ring. Interestingly, Stropharia rugosoannulata is a nematophagous fungus, which means that it is able to trap and digest nematodes. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73951/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73949/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73950/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html Fall,Geotagged,King stropharia,Stropharia rugosoannulata,United States

King Stropharia - Stropharia rugosoannulata Deep reddish brown caps, purple-gray gills, and a white stem with a thick, cogwheeled ring. Interestingly, Stropharia rugosoannulata is a nematophagous fungus, which means that it is able to trap and digest nematodes. <br />
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Habitat: Growing in wood chips on a nature trail and along the edges of the woods (mixed forest)<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73951/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73948/king_stropharia_-_stropharia_rugosoannulata.html<br />
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''Stropharia rugosoannulata'', commonly known as the wine cap stropharia, "garden giant", burgundy mushroom or king stropharia, is an agaric of the family Strophariaceae found in Europe and North America, and introduced to Australia and New Zealand.

Unlike many other members of the genus ''Stropharia'', it is widely regarded as a choice edible and cultivated for food.

The king stropharia can grow to 20 cm high with a reddish-brown convex to flattening cap up to 30 cm across,.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 8, 2019. Captured Oct 3, 2018 10:33 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 35mm