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Agrocybe molesta        Cracked-Top Agrocybe

(= Agrocybe dura or Pholiota dura)

Caps 2-5 cm, dry, smooth, becoming cracked and fissured in age, hemispherical to broadly convex, creamy-white to yellowish. Gills attached, close, off-white to dark brown. Stalks up to 8 cm tall by 1 cm broad, coloured as cap. Ring small, sometimes disappearing. Spore print brown. Widespread and common, this brown-spored species fruits in grass. It is also known as A. dura. Not recommended.