Shaggy Parasol - Chlorophyllum rhacodes
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, unpatterned. There is a large soft ring which can often be moved up and down the stem. Flesh turning red when cut, gills bruise reddish.
- large scaly cap to 15cm
- stem with floppy ring
- stem without patterning
- flesh bruises red
Shady places such as woods and hedgerows.
Fairly common in Britain
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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