This grows under oaks, in clusters - a most unusual character for the mushroom, and is said to be excellent for the table.
A species, described by Berkeley and Broome as distinct from both the pasture mushroom and horse mushroom, has been published under the name of A.
Fresh manure should be avoided, but the remains from an old hot-bed or mushroom bed may be incorporated.
The most complete and symmetrical grass rings are formed by Marasmius oreades, the fairy ring champignon, but the mushroom and many other species occasionally form rings, both on grass-lands and in woods.
The cuticle of a mushroom readily peels away from the flesh beneath, as shown at F.