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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.