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mushroom foraging guide Slender Parasol

Names

Common: Slender Parasol

Latin: Macrolepiota mastoidea

Edibility

Edibility:Good

Season

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Description

Cap: 8-12cm Heavily convex at first later flat with a distinct central boss. Pale cream with small darker scales.

Gills: White and free

Stem: Tall slender with a thick woolly ring.

Spores: White

Flesh: White. Not changing.

Habitat: On the ground in open woodland.

Frequency: Frequent