Parasol

Macrolepiota procera

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The parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera) is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol. It is a fairly common species on well-drained soils. It is found solitary or in groups and fairy rings in pastures and occasionally in woodland. Globally, it is widespread in temperate regions.

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  1. (c) Davide Puddu, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/27260714
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macrolepiota_procera

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