Has the look of a small Parasol...

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Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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Has the look of a small Parasol...

Post by jimmymac2 » Sun Aug 30, 2015 7:14 pm

Found near a road through woodland, which is mainly Oak. Medium sized flat white cap, brown scales, white gills, white spore print. I'll post photos of the gills and cap tomorrow, sorry! I'm not on the right computer :oops: .
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Is this just a clump of spores?? It looks strange to me (but you can hardly say I have much experience!)
Always keep your eyes open... :shock:

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Re: Has the look of a small Parasol...

Post by roy betts » Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:02 am

Yeah, spurred spores of Lepiota Section Stenosporae or Lilaceae: about a dozen species. The small size of the spores would point to L. cristata.

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Re: Has the look of a small Parasol...

Post by jimmymac2 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:35 pm

Yeah, I think I agree with Lepiota cristata. Definitely looks similar macro-wise looking at a few fungi websites.
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Re: Has the look of a small Parasol...

Post by Chris Yeates » Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:51 pm

jimmymac2 wrote:Yeah, I think I agree with Lepiota cristata. Definitely looks similar macro-wise looking at a few fungi websites . . .
not always a wise move - many "fungi websites" are riddled with errors
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