Botany Photo of the Day Agaricus bisporus

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Two billion dollars is the estimated annual crop value of Agaricus bisporus. Its common names in English include: common mushroom, culinary mushroom, button mushroom, table mushroom, and portobello mushroom. These common names are applied differently depending on the age and colour of the fruiting body. Most are used for the reproductively immature fruiting body of […]

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