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Parasol mushroom

Agrocybe parasitica


Usually parasitic to tree's, has gills and is refered to as the parasol mushroom because of the growth habit. It is edible but are best when they are small.


This one was growing on a Hoheria sextylosa the large one at the base of the tree and the others were about three metre's off the ground.

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Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on Jan 17, 2012

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