Lepiota clypeolaria (Bull.) P. Kumm., Agaricaceae, Agaricales.
(Shaggy-stalked Lepiota ) It is similar 251157 & 230006
Local name: Лепиота шерстистообутая, Л. щитковая
Cap: 6-10cm rounded sharp cone, then cone and flattened wide cone or almost flat with a knob when old; color is yellowish-white with dull yellow or brownish-yellow central spot; surface covered with appressed scales as darker spots between white cracks; margins are lighter. Cap margin is some shaggy or with short radial cracks; young cap has loose cottony veil. Flesh is white and fragile.
Veil: partial veil as white loose cotton at the upper part of stalk below a cap.
Gills: are free or slightly attached, narrow or moderately broad, close or crowded; color from white up to yellowish-white when old (sometimes with irregular brown spots.
Stalk: 10-15cm long, white up to yellowish-white; 1-2.5cm thick, hollow with edging, gradually enlarging down with indistinct rounded basal bulb; stalk covered with cotton from the edge of cap margin (loose at the upper part and some shaggy at the bottom).
Edibility: poisonous (?).
Habitat: rather rare kind, single or small group scattered in pine-tree forest with rare birches.
July – September.


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49.44926°"N”, 75.48143°"E”, 824m
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49.44926°"N”, 75.48143°"E”, 824m
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49.44926°"N”, 75.48143°"E”, 824m

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: The flocculose veil on the stipe and pileus edge, cap texture with appressed indistinct scales and shape of the immature fruitbody suggests Lepiota (cf. L. erminea or L. clypeolaria).

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Hello, Igor.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-08-12 21:18:11 JST (+0900)

reassure makes good points. (Hello, reassure.)

To understand more about virosa and its cousins I suggest that you look at the images below this “directory page”:

on the Amanitaceae website.

Very best,