Horse Mushroom

Horse Mushroom

Observation - Horse Mushroom - UK and Ireland. Description: Single specimen growing at edge of woodland. Cap 10cm, flattened, white with a few brown squamules. Gills pinkish-brown. Stipe 8cm long, 1cm wide, large floppy ring which peels upwards. No obvious yellowing when cut, but positive reaction to KOH. Strong s

Single specimen growing at edge of woodland. Cap 10cm, flattened, white with a few brown squamules. Gills pinkish-brown. Stipe 8cm long, 1cm wide, large floppy ring which peels upwards. No obvious yellowing when cut, but positive reaction to KOH. Strong smell of aniseed.