Lepiota cristata

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Lepiota cristata

26 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Common Name

Stinking Parasol

Gills

Free, crowded, white

Hymenium

Convex, expanding with age, with a small central bump, white with dark brown scales, especially at the centre, to about 4 cm across

Stem

Equal, whitish, ring thin, apical

Smell

Unpleasant

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

In woods, hedgerows and gardens

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores bullet shaped, smooth (6-7.5) x (3-3.5) µm2. Gill edge cystidia club shaped. Cuticle cystidia club shaped. Clamp connections seen in cuticle hyphae.

Edibility

Inedible