Lepiota brunneoincarnata    Chodat & C. Martín 

common name(s) : Deadly Dapperling, Red-Brown Parasol Mushroom 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Agaricaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Agaricales/Lepiotaceae/Lepioteae  

synonyms: Lepiota brunneo-incarnata, Lepiota brunneoIncarnata 

edibility : deadly poisonous

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The cap is brown scales on a whitish pink background, with a central umbo. The cap surface is scaly, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is with scales or bands under the ring, with a short-lived ring.

The flesh is turning pink when exposed to air; the odour is pleasant, fruity; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are adnate, distant . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in parks.

The fruiting period takes place from July to December.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 4 cm (between 1.5 and 7 cm)
  height of stem approximately 3.5 cm (between 1.8 and 7 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 7 mm (between 3 and 10 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : pinkish-brown scales on a pinkish white background; flesh turning pink when exposed to air; very visible ring zone

Lepiota brunneoincarnata is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18