Pilate's Belonavoznik

Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus) Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus) Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus)

Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Agaricaceae (Champignon)
  • Genus: Leucoagaricus (Belochampignon)
  • Species: Leucoagaricus pilatianus (Belonavoznik Pilate)

Synonyms:

  • Belochampignon Pilata

  • Lepiota pilatiana

Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus)

The cap is first spherical, then convex, convex-outstretched, with a small round tubercle, 3.5-9 cm in diameter., Light brown-reddish, darker in the center, dense red-brown. Covered with soft felt velvety radial fibers on a lighter background. The edges are thin, at first tucked up, sometimes with whitish remnants of the bedspread. The plates are loose, thin, whitish-cream, brown-red at the edges and when pressed.

The stem is central, expanding downward and with a small tuber at the base, 4-12 cm in height, 0.4-1.8 cm in thickness, first made, then fistulosis (with a hollow canal), white above the ring, reddish brown under the ring , especially at the base, gets darker over time.

The ring is simple, more or less central, thin, white above, reddish-brownish below.

The flesh is whitish, pinkish-brown at the break, with a faint cedar scent or an indistinct scent.

Ellipsoidal spores, 6-7.53.5-4 microns

A rare mushroom that grows in small groups in gardens and parks, oak groves.

The edibility is unknown. Not recommended for collection.

Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus) Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus) Pilate's whitehead (Leucoagaricus pilatianus)

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