Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Lepiota americana Mushroom

Lepiota americana


The width of the cap in pic #4 was approximately 3.75 inches or 9.525 cm, and the over all height from base to cap was approximately 3 inches or 7.62 cm.


Found in a wood chip pile.


The site I found the fungi on, said that it was edible. The last 2 pics, were taken 2 days later.

No species ID suggestions


DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 years ago

Pretty! Are they edible?

Tristan Pragnell
Tristan Pragnell 3 years ago

Thank you CorduneanuVlad.

CorduneanuVlad 3 years ago

I think this is a Lepiota sp. i would encline to say it's Lepiota Cristata, but I'm not sure.

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.43, Long: -122.60

Spotted on Aug 31, 2015
Submitted on Aug 31, 2015

Related spottings

Hongo Lepiota subincarnata Lepiota subincarnata lepiota procera

Nearby spottings

Bee Moth Diurnal firefly beetle Arched Hooktip Moth