Lepiota kuehneri    Huijsm. ex Hora 

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

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photo gallery of  Lepiota kuehneri potential confusions with  Lepiota kuehneri toxicity of Lepiota kuehneri genus Lepiota  

The cap is brown to pinkish-brown (scales) on a pure white background. The cap surface is scaly, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is whitish down to the base, with incomplete bands under ring zone, with a ring zone.

The flesh is unchanging; the odour is pleasant; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are cream, adnate (nb of gills per 90° ~ 15 ). The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in the woods, mostly under spruce.

The fruiting period takes place from August to October.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 5 cm (between 1.5 and 7 cm)

Distinctive features : cap with brown scales on a pure white background; stem entirely white; flesh odourless or so

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

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