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Parasol

Observed: 20th November 2011 By: mik coffin
20nov11 038
Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

Do you have a picture of the

Do you have a picture of the gills. This looks more like an Agaric to me.

hazzeryoda's picture

I second this, do not eat

I second this, do not eat this until a formal positive ID. The stem looks quite wide for a parasol.

One good 'rule of thumb' is not to consider any parasol mushroom for eating unless it is at least 12cm across the cap.

flaxton's picture

With poisonous parasols and

With poisonous parasols and agarics out there I would never suggest eating ANYTHING given an id from a photo.