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mushroom

Macrolepiota excoriata

Notes:

Faget forest, Cluj

1 Species ID Suggestions

gully.moy
gully.moy 8 years ago
Parasol Mushroom
Macrolepiota procera


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9 Comments

Ioana1407
Ioana1407 8 years ago

i;m happy this spotting stirred so many comments :)
the cap was big, approximate 10 to 13 cm in diameter.

gully.moy
gully.moy 8 years ago

Hmmm... I was unfamiliar with Macrolepiota excoriata before I read your comment...

I see what you mean about the light cap colour however in my experience M. procera also has a furry texture. The scales still look so typical of M. procera to me I find it hard to believe it's not. Of course I could be wrong. On my brief research M. excoriata the shagginess looks different. A shot of the stem would settle it.

Ioana, approximately how big was the cap?

CorduneanuVlad
CorduneanuVlad 8 years ago

The cap of this mushroom is white, while the cap of M. Procera is light brown, plus it's coated by a fine layer of small hairs that look like fur - and because of this resemblance in Romania it's also called deer's foot.

CorduneanuVlad
CorduneanuVlad 8 years ago

M.Procera is light brown with dark brown scales, this is white.

gully.moy
gully.moy 8 years ago

What makes you think this is M. excoriata rather than M. procera CorduneanuVlad? You could be right but M. procera looks more likely to me.

Ioana1407
Ioana1407 8 years ago

mersi :)

CorduneanuVlad
CorduneanuVlad 8 years ago

Macrolepiota excoriata

Ioana1407
Ioana1407 8 years ago

very nice :)

veneta.tashev
veneta.tashev 8 years ago

Hi! I have a similar spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/172...
I am not sure what its scientific name is, I don't know much about mushrooms yet. This one must be pretty common if it is found both in North America and Europe.

Ioana1407
Spotted by
Ioana1407

Cluj, Romania

Spotted on Oct 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 30, 2012

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