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Several days ago, in a bush I found the fungus as attached which is about 25cm in height and does not look like an edible mushroom:

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Any one has an idea of its scientific name and other details?

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This looks pretty much like a Coprinus comatus (also known as: shaggy ink cap, lawyer's wig, or shaggy mane) to me. You can see the characteristic ring around the stipe of the fungus (see image below from Wikipedia). The fungus is edible and is also cultivated in China for this purpose. See here for more details.

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thank you very much! that is it! – LCFactorization Jun 16 '14 at 10:45

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