|Macrolepiota excoriata (Schaeff.:Fr.) Wasser|
The cap is ochre buff centre, on a white background; with a frayed margin. The cap surface is scaly, not viscid nor sticky.The stem is smooth, without zebra-like markings, bulbous, with a funnel-shaped membranous ring, simple, persistent, mobile. The flesh is unchanging; the odour is pleasant; its texture is fibrous. The gills are free, crowded . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic or mycorrhizal. It grows on the ground, in parks. The fruiting period takes place from June to December.
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : pale buff cap and stem; cap slightly umbonate, almost smooth at the margin, and covered with adpressed scaly-silky patches arranged in radial bands or star-shaped; characteristically frayed cap margin; fragile and simple ring
Macrolepiota excoriata is quite rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking . <!0.024154589>
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