A picture of a Field Mushroom

Field Mushroom

Agaricus campestris

Also known as

Meadow Mushroom

2012-10-03 Agaricus campestris by Andreas Kunze (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

More images of Field Mushroom

2010-08-07 Agaricus campestris cropped
Agaricus campestris gills stems 2012-10-04
A photo of Field Mushroom

Field Mushroom Overview

Agaricus campestris is a species of mushroom commonly known as a Field Mushroom. It resides in the Agaricus genus, which contains over 300 species of both edible and poisonous fungi. The species name arvensis means 'of the field'. This fungus resembles the related species, Agaricus arvensis, commonly known as the Horse Mushroom. It is closely related to the commonly consumed Button Mushroom, Agaricus bisporus.