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Chestnut dapperling

Lepiota castanea

Description:

Lepiota castanea, commonly known as the chestnut dapperling, is a dangerously poisonous, uncommon, gilled mushroom of the genus Lepiota in the order Agaricales. t has white gills and spores. They typically have rings on the stems, which in larger fungi are detachable and glide up and down the stem. It can be found in coniferous and deciduous woodlands, mostly singly or in small groups, as in this case, where the mushroom was found growing on sweet chestnut and beech forest floor, in Pelion mountain, Greece.



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Θεσσαλία - Στερεά Ελλάδα, Greece

Lat: 39.43, Long: 23.11

Spotted on Oct 14, 2018
Submitted on Jan 8, 2019

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