Limacella guttata    (Pers.:Fr.) Konrad & Maublanc 

common name(s) : Weeping Slimecap, Lensed Lepiota 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Amanitaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Agaricales/Amanitaceae  

synonyms: Limacella lenticularis, Lepiota lenticularis 

edibility : edible

potential confusions with  Limacella guttata toxicity of Limacella guttata genus Limacella  

The cap is whitish, pale ochre to flesh-pink, with a darker leather-brown centre.

its texture is fibrous.

The gills are . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic or mycorrhizal.

The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 10 cm (between 4 and 15 cm)
  height of stem approximately 12 cm (between 7 and 15 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 20 mm (between 10 and 30 mm)

Limacella guttata is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18