When: 2009-02-01

Seen at: Istanbul, Turkey [Click for map]

Who: Adnan Sınar (mushroomaniac)

No specimen available

Looks very much like Lepiota procera but I am not certain.


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Recognized by sight: Found late November 2008, among the grass near yellow fir trees.
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Used references: Roger’s Mushrooms

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macrolepiota mastoidea
By: Adnan Sınar (mushroomaniac)
2009-02-07 16:23:57 MST (-0700)

I checked Macrolepiota mastoidea at Roger’s Mushrooms. Although the ring looks a bit different, the cap and the stem are almost the same. I think you are right. Thanks Irene & Dimitar.

Agree. Macrolepiota. Not procera. Either
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-02-02 21:22:26 MST (-0700)

This is Macrolepiota, as Irene points out. Not procera, for sure. It reminds one of mastoidea or excoriata, but more pictures and a bit of microscopy are needed to nail the name.

I have collected a similar Macrolepiota species in Bulgaria.


No procera
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-02-01 14:15:42 MST (-0700)

It looks more like Macrolepiota mastoidea.