|Lepiota subincarnata J.E. Lange|
The cap is pink-brown to flesh-pink, denser at the centre, on a whitish background, often of irregular circumference. The cap surface is almost smooth or covered with pink-brown scales, especially towards centre, not viscid nor sticky.The stem is slender, straight, slightly scaly below ring zone, with a white cottony ring zone blanche, not very visible or absent. The flesh is white, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is strong, pleasant, of tangerine or fruit alcohol; its texture is fibrous. The gills are creamy white, adnate, crowded . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in parks, wastelands, gardens, and also in woods. The fruiting period takes place from July to December.
Distinctive features : pinkish-brown cap centre, disrupting; strong fruity odour; species favouring warm places, in urban parks, gardens, woods
Lepiota subincarnata is rare and confined in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking .
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