Lepiota aspera (Spitsschubbige parasolzwam (BE) / Freckled Dapperling (EN) / Spitzschuppiger Schirmling (DE) / Lépiote à écailles (FR)) is a fungus in the Agaricaceae family. This species is likely to be very toxic though it is sometimes listed as edible. The cap is usually 5–10cm across, ovoid at first then obtusely conical or bell-shaped, dark brown at the centre elsewhere the surface breaking up into dark brown scales. These scales are just a wonderfull subject for a macro-photographer ...
Image: Schilde (BE) - 21/09/2010
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