Yellow Stainer

Agaricus xanthodermus

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Agaricus xanthodermus, commonly known as the yellow-staining mushroom or simply the yellow-stainer, is a mushroom of the genus Agaricus, which displays a strong yellow colouration at the base of the stem when cut. It is poisonous for most people, causing gastrointestinal upset, but can be eaten by some without apparent negative effect.

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  1. (c) Malcolm Storey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://eol.org/data_objects/26989149
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agaricus_xanthodermus

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