Macrolepiota rhacodes

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Macrolepiota rhacodes

16 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Shaggy Parasol Mushroom

Flesh

White, turning red on cutting

Smell

Pleasant

Taste

Pleasant

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

Woods, hedgerows, scrub etc

Spore Print

White

Edibility

Edible, but causes an allergic reaction in some people

Additional Photographs

Macrolepiota rhacodes

16 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Macrolepiota rhacodes

October 2004 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin