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(Greek mythology) one of the mountain nymphs

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The tasty Fairy Ring Mushrooms (Marasmius oreades) are also found on lawns.
The Explorers' Tree is said to have been a mountain ash (Eucalyptus oreades) or blackbutt (E.
Examples include the field mushrooms, the inky caps (so-called because they turn into a black, inky-like substance when they decompose), oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus, so-called because they taste remarkably similar to cooked oysters), fairy ring mushrooms (Marasmius oreades, which always grow in circles), chanterelles, boletes (especially the giant bolete, Boletus edulis, which tastes like eggplant when cooked), puffballs, morels and chicken of the woods (Laetiporus sulphureus, which really does taste like chicken).
The worst problems arise with the fairy ring mushroom Marasmius oreades which creates an outer ring of bright green, lush grass and an inner ring of brown lawn.
AWhat you have is fairly common, a "fairy ring" of a fungi called Marasimius oreades. Chemical treatments can be dangerous and not always effective, but you could try just digging out the ring to a depth of about eight inches and then filling in with fresh soil before re- turfing.
But toadstools (Marasmius oreades) produced grade 1 rings and this is a serious problem.
Marasmius oreades (Bolton) Fr.; BP, BPE, C, H, PA (Alvarez 731, Garcia-Saucedo 219, Meza 12, Palacios 11)
There are a number of different fungi that cause the fairy ring symptom, including probably the commonest Marasmius oreades as well as Hygrocybe species and Clitocybe species.
Amongst the most significant species are Pinus sylvestris, Picea abies, Rhododendron ferrugineum, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Empetrum hermaphroditum, Antennaria carpatica, Aquilegia alpina, Carex ferruginea, Carex foetida, Cerastium alpinum, Cryptogramma crispa, Dryopteris oreades, Oreopteris limbo sperma, Woodsia alpina, Eriophorum polystachyon, Eryophorum scheuchzeri, Gentiana purpurea, Homogyne alpina, Juncus jacquinii, Luzula alpinopilosa, Ranunculus kupferi, Sassurea discolor, Senecio incanus, Trichophorum alpinum, Trifolim alpinum, (etc.).
A FAIRY rings are circles of 10cm tall, pale brown, mushroom-like toadstools of the fungi called marasmius oreades that grow out of the lawn for no apparent reason, often in a circle shape.
It is now known that fairy rings are caused by several different species of fungi, commonly known as mushrooms, with the most common cause being the species Maramius oreades. Over the years, old lawn clippings and dead grass roots can lead to a build up of thatch in an established lawn.
PAULA BRYAN, Redditch A Fairy rings are circles of 10cm tall, pale brown, mushroom-like toadstools of the fungi called marasmius oreades. They grow out of the lawn for no apparent reason, often in a circular formation.