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Macrolepiota_procera1  Macrolepiota procera,Parasol mushroom Click/tap to enlarge Country intro


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The parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a lady's parasol. It is a fairly common species on well-drained soils. It is found solitary or in groups and fairy rings in pastures and occasionally in woodland. Globally, it is widespread in temperate regions.

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Vesna Marić
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Uploaded Jan 14, 2020. Captured Oct 2, 2008 17:03.
  • HP PhotoSmart R507 (V01.00)
  • f/4.8
  • 1/167s
  • ISO155
  • 17.39mm