Shaggy Parasol - Chlorophyllum rhacodes

Alt Name
Macrolepiota rhacodes
Description

Cap to 15 cm diameter with slightly reflexed scales on a fibrous background, which give it a shaggy, torn appearance. Stem slightly swollen towards the base, pinkish white. Flesh turning red when cut.

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Habitat

Shady places such as woods and hedgerows.

When to see it

Autumn

UK Status

Fairly common in Britain

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map