Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Macrolepiota
Family: Lepiotaceae (Fungus)
Taxon : Fungus
Group : Plant

SPECIES
zeyheri
NOTES

A mushroom with a large cap 10-25 cm in diameter, which is globose to begin with but becomes umbrella-shaped. Has a brown central umbo and a shirt-like movable ring.


AUTHORITY
(Berk.) Sing.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Fungus
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White or cream cap has fluffy brown scales giving a shaggy appearance. Gills white becoming tawny
Colour: White
Common Name
White parasol
Parasol mushroom
Sambreelsampioen
Mushroom
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in farm lands
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
NOTES: Found along the roads in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Food
Edible but with variable flavour
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Lepiota zeyheri



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