This is a fairly large mushroom. The cap has a dark umbo with recurved brown scales. The gills are free and white, and the smooth stem is whitish with a brownish tinge, the base bulbous. It has a thick, moveable double ring.
Frequent to common throughout Britain. Native.
Cap 5-20 cm in diameter
Stem 10-20 cm tall, 1-2 cm in diameter
When to see it
Summer to late autumn.
Where to see it
In mixed woodland, roadsides and gardens.
Agaricales (Gilled mushrooms)
Agaricaceae (Parsols, Mushrooms, etc)