Gallery - Mushrooms with Gills
Found inall forest types, in parks,gardens and orchards. On deciduous tree stumps or at the foot of living deciduous trees.
The parasol mushroom is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a lady's parasol. It is a fairly common species on well-drained soils. It is found solitary or in groups and fairy rings in pastures and occasionally in woodland. Globally, it is widespread in temperate regions.
Unsure of name possible Plicutilis?
Found under spruces and birches, rarley under any other trees, on acidic soils.
Found under deciduous and coniferous trees as well as parks and gardens. Common throughout Europe.
Found on moderately fertilised meadows and extensively farmed grasslands, always in rings.
In open pine forests, on heaths and poor quality grasslands, always under pines, on chalky soils.
One of many
In all types of forest, on rotting deciduous or coniferous wood, on tree stumps, roots or on buried wood.
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