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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Black Trumpet Craterellus cornucopioides, C. The gills are crowded, and free from the stem. The parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota amcrolepiota is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol. Oak or white pine or other conifers are good places to look but they can be in any mixed woods.

These cookies allow mxcrolepiota to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to page views, source and time spent on a website. The maple character seems to become more pronounced if it dries just slightly.

Consulting a mycologist or experienced mushroomer is always a good idea. Parasol oder Riesenschirmpilz, Macrolepiota proceraFamilie: Parasol Mushroom Macrolepiota procera.

They are apparently widely distributed on our continent, but much more common east of the Rocky Mountains.


Parasol Mushroom (Macrolepiota procera)

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This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3. It only shows greenish gills with age, otherwise white. Agaricus antiquatus Batsch, Elenchus fungorum: They are sent to a computer by website operators or third parties.

They may or may not be near trees although the can have a preference for certain trees. Lobster Mushroom Hypomyces lactifluorum. Open the calendar popup. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Macrolepiota procera – Parasol

Species of Agaricus have brown spores and the gills of mature specimens are never white. Contains Matches exactly Value is undefined. Enlarged to bulbous at the base with brown scales that have a pattern somewhat resembling herringbone The partial veil becomes a ring that slides up and down the stem.

Run Zhang 1 and Dr. Holleday Quality images of fungi in Germany Pages with maps. In the UK, it may be found from July through to November. There are brown scales on the stem that have a pattern somewhat resembling herringbone.

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Turkey Tail Trametes versicolor. When sliced, the white flesh may turn a pale pink.


It is an Amanita and should never be eaten. Macrolepiota mastoideaa European species, is yet another very large edible mushroom. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat We use cookies in a very limited number of scenarios that are all present to help the users to have an easier experience. This is used when macrolepioat reloading the page.

However, Macrolepiota prominens is, like Macrolepiota proceraa European proocera originally described from Italy —one that proceera suspected to be synonymous with Macrolepiota mastoidea Vellinga, fwhich has a granular cap surface and can feature contrasting or non -contrasting stem ornamentation. In short, the name prominens is probably misapplied in a North American context, and there’s a fair chance it may not be properly applied anywhere.

It is usually run through egg and breadcrumbs and then fried in a pan with some oil or butter. Dryads Saddle Polyporus squamosus.