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.
Shady places such as woods and hedgerows.
Fairly common in Britain
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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