Shaggy Parasol – Chlorophyllum rhacodes

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. Cap size of 5-20 cm in diameter.

It can be seen summer to late autumn, in mixed woodland, roadsides and gardens. Frequent to common.