I have wrestled quite a bit over whether to add this one. The Parasol Mushroom/ Lepiota (Macrolepiota procera) may be a better one for intermediate and. Descriptions and articles about the Parasol Mushroom, scientifically known as Macrolepiota procera in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Wikipedia. Image of Macrolepiota procera. Macrolepiota procera Trusted. Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA

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Open the calendar popup. Obligate or homotypic synonyms: Comments made here cannot be applied to west coast Lepiotas where there are many more species.

Cite this page as: If you or your mycological society are interested in helping, I urge you to make such collections and donate them, along with supporting documentation and photographs, to a public herbarium. Species of Agaricus have brown spores and the gills of mature specimens are never white. Kauffman, ; Kauffman, ; Smith, ; H. Never eat small Lepiotas or any with green aspects to the gills or a green spore print. Macrolepiotz gills are crowded, free, and white with a pale pink tinge sometimes present.

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This is a featured picture on Wikimedia Commons Featured pictures and is considered one of the finest images. They may or may not be near trees although the can have a preference for certain trees. Note that the cap has patches rather than scales.

There are brown scales on the stem that have a pattern somewhat resembling herringbone Parasol Mushroom gills and margin close up. Chlorophyllum molybdites can grow in similar locations and bear a passing resemblance.

Macrolepiota procera

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See below for more information. Google cookies and technologies Google Analytics: It is usually run through egg and breadcrumbs and then fried in a pan with some oil or butter. Macrolepiota procera A young parasol mushroom Scientific classification Kingdom: Reishi Ganoderma tsugae, G. Quality image This image has been assessed using the Quality image guidelines and is considered macrolfpiota Quality image.

The parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol. You can’t take chances procega this one. There are brown scales on the stem that have a pattern somewhat resembling herringbone. The parasol mushroom is difficult to mistake for any other, especially in regions like Europe where the poisonous look-alike Chlorophyllum molybdites does not occur.

Kuntze, Revisio generum plantarum 2: In North America we appear to have several “parasol mushrooms” going under the name of the Eurasian species Macrolepiota macrolepiita.

Macrolepiota procera – Parasol

Any similar mushroom with white patches or a hanging veil or radial lines at the cap margin should also be avoided. White Matsutake Tricholoma magnivelare. Italians and Austrians also serve the young, still spherical caps stuffed with seasoned minced beef, baked in the same manner as stuffed peppers. Zontik piostryy, Zontik, Mxcrolepiota bolshoy, Zontik vysokiy, Makrolepiota protsera, Grib-zontik bolshoy, Grib-zontik piostryy, Grib-zontik vysokiy.

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Macrolepiota procera Nature of Eggingen Ulm. Lobster Mushroom Hypomyces lactifluorum. Fruit body Parasols have a broad, scaly, brownish cap with a bulbous macrplepiota, tall, scaly, brownish stem with a movable ring.


macrolepikta The flesh is whitish and soft. Lily Eurwilaichitr and Dr. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

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Macrolepiota procera – Wikipedia

The parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol. Retrieved from proceea https: Cookies are small text files that contain a string of characters and uniquely identifies a browser. The following 29 pages uses this file: Register new name species, genus, family, etc Register new type specimen of existing taxa epitype, neotype, etc.

Defining features for the group include the tall stature and fairly large size caps are usually 5—20 cm across when mature ; the little bump in the center of the mature cap; the brown scales; the long, slender stem 10—20 cm at maturity that features small brownish scales or chevrons; and the distinctive, double-edged ringwhich slides freely up and down the stem.

Bernard Jabas 1 and Dr. The stipe is relatively thin and reaches full height before the cap has expanded. A mature cap may smell of maple syrup.