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Parasol Mushroom

Observed: 26th November 2011 By: torriskytorrisky’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenstorrisky’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Not sure precisely what kind of macrolepiota they might be.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Martincito's picture

See if it looks like

See if it looks like http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/235832, another large floppy parasol.

flaxton's picture

What did the cap look and

What did the cap look and like how coloured was it?

torrisky's picture

Thanks Martincito and Flaxton

Thanks Martincito and Flaxton for taking the time to reply. I've added another photo that shows the top of the mushrooms (I missed this one when I first posted the observation). I hope that clears things up. Looking again at the photo I just added, the mushrooms appear a bit more colourful than the M. Konradii in your link Martincito.

Martincito's picture

The caps do show the

The caps do show the cogwheel- or star-shaped central discs associated with M. konradii (Collins guide) :-)

flaxton's picture

Whith this pale colour it

Whith this pale colour it could also be Macroleptiota puellaris.

Martincito's picture

That one is new to me, and

That one is new to me, and rather tricky to track down in the books, presumably to a series of name changes. It certainly looks like these photos from what I can see on the web. The latest name for it that I can track down is Leucoagaricus nympharum...

flaxton's picture

That's the one.

That's the one. It is almost totally white with a slightly darker centre.