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A tall, solitary mushroom with flat to dished scaly pileus 200mm across, creamy colour with few chocolate scales, upturned at margins, darker patch at centre; gills white, densely packed, turning up into centre; stipe narrow, slightly wider at bottom, cream coloured at top grading to dark at the base, frill one halfway down;
In the open, sandy ground with some thick running grasses, adjacent to dense ti-tree (Leptospermum) forest.
Also known as Parasol mushroom.