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Scientific name: Lepiota castanea Quél.
Hat: 2-4 cm, first conical, then convex, with obtuse umbo, covered with brown flake decorations, whitish background, umbo with flaky or darker color, appendiculate and whitish margin.
Gills: white and dense, free to the stem.
Stem: variable height from 4 to 6 cm with a diameter of 2-4 mm, cylindrical, more or less slender, dilated-bulbous at the base, whitish at the apex, delimited by a ring area early evanescent, covered with scales and granulations concolori to the hat more or less dense in the median-basal area
Meat: whitish, slightly browning towards the stem. Free of particular smell and taste.
spore: rammed, whitish.
Lepiota castanea Quél. (photo www.biolib.cz)
Edibility, habitat and observations
Relationship with the surrounding plant environment: saprophytic mushroom.
It grows in deciduous and coniferous woods, late summer-autumn.
Poisonous, sometimes fatal. Causes phalloid syndrome.