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Japanese Parasol Mushroom

Parasola plicatilis


Three gray mushrooms, becoming lighter toward cap margins. Largest cap ~ 50 mm in diameter, flat to slightly conical, thin, plicate; centers reddish brown, slightly sunken. Caps of all three fruiting bodies in advanced state of deterioration. Stems ~ 5 mm diameter, ~ 65 mm height, equal, white. Gills gray, close, free.


Suburban neighborhood on tropical upland plateau.


Spotted in a common area next to a driveway. Synonym: Coprinus plicatilis.

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Allen Hoof
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Allen Hoof

Spotted on Jun 6, 2015
Submitted on Jun 7, 2015

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