|Macrolepiota procera (Scop.:Fr.) Singer|
The cap is brown, scaly, on a white background, with a central umbo. The cap surface is scaly, not viscid nor sticky.The stem is with zebra-like brown markings, bulbous, with a fringed, double ring. 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 broad-leaved woodlands, forest edges, meadows, on a rather acid soil. The fruiting period takes place from April to December.
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : Buff to pale brown cap, covered with brown shaggy scales except at centre which remains smooth and dark brown; stem with brown banded markings and with bulbous base; Thick double ring, mobile on ring
Macrolepiota procera is occasional and very widely present in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking . <!0.246376812>
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