Plant Guide > Mushrooms > Genus Lepiota > Lepiota Friesii

Lepiota Friesii

Lepiota Friesii

Cap or Pileus - Rather thin, convex, or nearly plain, with soft, tawny fibres forming small patches over the surface. 1-4 inches wide.

Stem or Stipe - Tapering toward the cap, slightly bulbous at the base. The lower part of the stem coloured like the cap, and with similar fibrils. Hollow. Powdery white above the ring. 2-5 inches long.

Ring or Annulus - Present and pendulous.

Gills or Lamellae - Narrow, crowded, free from stem ; white ; some forked.

Spores - White.

Flesh - Soft, white, with a slight odour when bruised.

Ring or Annulus - Well developed, drooping. White above, and tawny or scaly below.

Habitat - Soft, loose soil in bushy places.

Time - July to September.