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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Agaricaceae: Macrolepiota procera (Scop.) Singer, 1948

Macrolepiota procera – parasol

Synonyms: Agaricus annulatus, Agaricus antiquatus, Agaricus colubrinus, Agaricus concentricus, Agaricus procerus, Agaricus squamosus, Amanita procera, Lepiota procera, Lepiotophyllum procerum, Leucocoprinus procerus, Macrolepiota olivascens, Mastocephalus procerus.

Common name: parasol.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Macrolepiota procera, the parasol mushroom, 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.

Basque: Galanperna, Belarusian: Грыб-парасон пярэсты, Breton: Potiron, Bulgarian: Сърнела, Catalan: Paloma, Chinese: 高大環柄菇, Corsican: Paracquella, Croatian: Velika sunčanica, Czech: Bedla vysoká, Dutch: Grote parasolzwam, Esperanto: Granda sunombrelfungo, Estonian: Suur sirmik, Finnish: Ukonsieni, Galician: Cerrote, Georgian: წეროსწვივა, German: Gemeiner Riesenschirmling, Hungarian: Nagy őzlábgomba, Irish: Triomán uasal, Japanese: カラカサタケ, Korean: 큰갓버섯, Latvian: Lielā dižsardzene, Lithuanian: Skėtinė žvynabudė, Persian: قارچ پارازول, Polish: Czubajka kania, Romanian: Parasol, Russian: Гриб-зонтик пёстрый, Serbian: Сунчаница (гљива), Serbo-Croatian: Sunčanica (gljiva), Slovak: Bedľa vysoká, Slovenian: Orjaški dežnik, Swedish: Stolt fjällskivling, Ukrainian: Гриб-зонтик великий, Venetian: Masa de tanburo, Walloon: Grande coulmele.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Cap of parasol mushroom (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-03.htm">November 3, 2017</A>
LinkCap of parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 3, 2017
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Parasol mushroom (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-03.htm">November 3, 2017</A>
LinkParasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 3, 2017
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Parasol mushroom (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-28.htm">May 28, 2018</A>
LinkParasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 28, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dissected parasol mushroom (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-28.htm">May 28, 2018</A>
LinkDissected parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 28, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Scaly cap of a parasol mushroom (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-30.htm">May 30, 2018</A>
LinkScaly cap of a parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 30, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Details of scaly cap of a parasol mushroom (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-30.htm">May 30, 2018</A>
LinkDetails of scaly cap of a parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 30, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Parasol mushroom <B>Macrolepiota procera</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-15.htm">September 15, 2018</A>
LinkParasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, September 15, 2018
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Gills of a parasol mushroom <B>Macrolepiota procera</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-15.htm">September 15, 2018</A>
LinkGills of a parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, September 15, 2018
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cap of a parasol mushroom <B>Macrolepiota procera</B> on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-15.htm">September 15, 2018</A>
LinkCap of a parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, September 15, 2018
Location on mapsLSHT Little Lake Creek Loop, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Parasol mushrooms (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-30.htm">June 30, 2019</A>
LinkParasol mushrooms (Macrolepiota procera) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 30, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Parasol mushrooms (<B>Macrolepiota procera</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-22.htm">October 22, 2019</A>
LinkParasol mushrooms (Macrolepiota procera) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 22, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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