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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This web page was generated by a special script. Although it is not that hard to identify you must be exceptionally observant of all characteristics. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat Comments You should be sure to eat just a bit at first to be sure you have no reaction.

Parasol (Macrolepiota procera) – mushrooms of Russia

Quality image This image has been assessed using the Quality image guidelines and is considered a Quality image. They are best served alone or in a way that showcases their outstanding flavor such as a soup or mild sauce.

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Macrolepiota procera – Parasol

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Note that the cap has patches rather than scales. This page was last edited on 4 Septemberat It is replaced each time there is a query done. Singer, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences They are not any shade of yellow. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license:. Views Read Edit View history.

Macrolepiota procera – Biquipedia, a enciclopedia libre

So I will offer a brief description, and then try to talk you into helping mycologists figure out what our North American Macrolepiota species are. 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. Italians and Austrians also serve the young, still spherical caps stuffed with seasoned minced beef, baked in the same manner as stuffed peppers.

The mature caps can have the odor and taste of maple syrup.

If you have an image of similar quality that can be published under a suitable copyright licensebe sure to upload it, tag it, and nominate it. Mycology needs your help in the effort to document, describe, and name the procera -like species of Macrolepiota on our continent. See below for proccera information.


They are sent to a computer by website operators or macrolepioat parties. Aborted Entoloma Entoloma abortivum. Pairwise identification Polyphasic identification. It only shows greenish gills with age, otherwise white.

The maple character seems to become more pronounced if it dries just slightly. The parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol.

At full maturitythe cap is more or less flat, with a chocolate-brown umbo in the centre that is leathery to touch.

Retrieved from ” https: Stem stipe or more inches tall. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. In the UK, it may be found from July through to November.