false parasol or green-spored parasol, Chlorophyllum molybdites  (Agaricales: Agaricaceae) - 5492445

false parasol or green-spored parasol
Chlorophyllum molybdites (G. Mey.) Massee

Descriptor: Fruiting Bodies
Description: Saprobe that is easily identified in maturity by its green spore prints and gills. Frequently grows gregariously in lawns and meadows in troops and/or fairy rings. Typically a summer and fall mushroom.  These specimens were growing where a tree stump had been removed.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States, Ohio, Ohio, United States

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Name: Curtis E. Young
Organization: The Ohio State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, March 07, 2013
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