Shaggy Parasol?

Please try to include photos to show all parts of the fungus, eg top, stem, and gills.
Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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Shaggy Parasol?

Post by ak_fisher » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:43 pm

Found on the side of road. Thanks!

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Re: Shaggy Parasol?

Post by adampembs » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:56 pm

Too far gone to ID. Need intact specimens to ID please.

Where's the stem!
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Re: Shaggy Parasol?

Post by roy betts » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:58 pm

Yes, I'd say it's one of 3 species called "Shaggy Parasol": Chlorophyllum rachodes, C. brunneum or C. oliverei.
The stem is needed to get more clues as to which species it is (specifically the ring structure and the type of base); even then microscopic details are necessary to confirm the identity.

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