edibility of leucoagaricus naucinus (lepiota naucina)

Peter Oei (ECO Consult) poei at telebyte.nl
Sat Nov 25 11:27:43 EST 1995

bilbock at aol.com (Bilbock) wrote:
>A large amount of leucoagaricus naucinus (lepiota naucina) appeared in my
>garden beds this fall. The books are very cautious or even discouraging
>regarding the edibility of this species. I'm interested in hearing of any
>personal experiences with eating this mushroom.

I have cultivated it on a compost medium and eaten it with no bad 
results. Spawn is being sold in Europe, so I am quite amazed that some 
books are reluctant to recommend it.

Peter Oei

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