Lepiota subincarnata

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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Lepiota subincarnata J.E. Lange syn. L. josserandii Bon & Boiffard (illustrated 50% life size) Cap 2–7cm across; pallid to wine-brown; scaly. Stem 20–50×8–15mm, stout; white at the apex, brown below. Flesh white; taste not tried, avoid, smell strong, sweetish. Gills cream, sometimes with a pink edge. Spores 6–8×2.5–4.5¼, elliptical. Spore print white. Habitat in wood edges and gardens, often in disturbed places; summer to autumn. Rare. Deadly poisonous.