Chlorophyllum lead-slag

Chlorophyllum lead-slagCategory: inedible.

Hat (diameter 6-32 cm): white, occasionally grayish, dry, with a small dark tubercle in the center. At first it is spherical, then bell-shaped, and in old mushrooms it is almost flat. The top is covered with scales, sometimes with the remnants of a bedspread.

Stem (height 8-28 cm): white, which changes to brown at the site of injury, very smooth, expanding from top to bottom. Young mushrooms have a white ring at the top.

Flesh: white, at the point of fracture and may turn reddish or pinkish on contact with air. Has no pronounced odor.

Twins: a blushing umbrella mushroom (Chlorophyllum rhacodes), which has a pleasant mushroom smell and many fibrous scales.

Chlorophyllum lead and slag grows from late May to mid-September in Eurasia, North America and Australia.

Where you can find it: Lead-slag chlorophyllum can be found in open areas of forests and meadows.

Eating: nutritional properties have not been studied, therefore it is not recommended to eat.

Application in traditional medicine: not applicable.

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