Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
(Corda) Singer
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Description:
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This bright yellow mushroom, which grows singly or in small clumps and fades with age, is found in plant pots and occasionally in glasshouses. The cap surface is smooth but dotted with fine, easily detached scales, and often develops shallow, radial grooves near the margin. A tropical species that has been introduced into New Zealand.
Common name: Yellow Pleated Parasol
Found: Growing in rich soil
Substrate: Soil
Spore: White
Height: 80 mm
Width: 60 mm
Season: ?
Edible: Poisonous
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Macro images:
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Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
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Scale= 8.5 mm.
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Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
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Scale= 8 mm.
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Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
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Scale= 8 mm.
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Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
Scale bar
Scale= 8 mm.
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Hidden Forest
Forest Fungi