Species: Leucoagaricus leucothites (Vittad.) Wasser Go Back
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Description:
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Care is needed if you plan to eat these, as some people can become really sick. Also, there are a number of look-alikes that can be found in the same habitat.

Completely off-white with a bulbous base. Bruises brown when damaged
 
Synonyms: Lepiota naucina, L. leucothites
Common name: Smooth parasol
Found: Grassy places, side of road, lawns, parks etc.
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 80 mm
Width: 55 mm
Season: Late summer to early winter
Edible: Yes, can be easily confused with one of the poisonous Amanitas
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Macro images:
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Leucoagaricus leucothitesScale barLeucoagaricus naucinus Spore Print
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  Scale = 14.5mm.
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Leucoagaricus naucinus Scale bar  
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  Scale = 14mm.
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Leucoagaricus leucothitesScale bar  
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  Scale = 14mm.
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Leucoagaricus leucothitesScale bar  
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  Scale = 11mm.
Leucoagaricus leucothitesScale bar  
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  Scale = 11mm.
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Leucoagaricus leucothitesScale bar  
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  Scale = 7mm.
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