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Parasol Mushroom

Macrolepiota procera

Description:

The head is approximately 5" wide.

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Parasol Mushroom
Macrolepiota procera Macrolepiota procera


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3 Comments

CorduneanuVlad
CorduneanuVlad 10 years ago

Yes, there are look-alikes: the false parasol mushroom (chlorophyllum molybdites) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorophyll...
The false one has pale-greenish gills and has a

MelindaRhotenFleming
MelindaRhotenFleming 10 years ago

Really? That sounds delicious. Are there poisonous look-alikes to this?

CorduneanuVlad
CorduneanuVlad 10 years ago

Very delicious mushroom. If cooked in flower and egg it has a very distinct hazel nut flavor.

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Oct 2, 2012

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