Definition of Lepiota procera

1. Noun. Edible long-stalked mushroom with white flesh and gills and spores; found in open woodlands in autumn.

Exact synonyms: Parasol Mushroom
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Genus Lepiota

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepiota Procera

Lepidochelys kempii
Lepidochelys olivacea
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum
Lepidothamnus fonkii
Lepidothamnus laxifolius
Lepiota americana
Lepiota cepaestipes
Lepiota clypeolaria
Lepiota morgani
Lepiota naucina
Lepiota procera (current term)
Lepiota rhacodes
Lepiota rubrotincta
Lepisma saccharina
Lepisosteus osseus
Lepista irina
Lepomis gibbosus
Lepomis macrochirus
Lepomis punctatus

Literary usage of Lepiota procera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"The parasol mushroom, Lepiota procera, grows in pastures, lawns, gardens, along roadsides, or in thin woods, or in gardens. It is a large and handsome plant ..."

2. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1901)
"Parasol Mushroom ; Tall Lepiota (Edible) Lepiota procera Cap or Pileus—Convex, like an open umbrella. ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"A few pages further on we are told under Lepiota procera, that " there is no poisonous species for which it can be mistaken, if one bears in mind " its ..."

4. The Agaricaceae of Michiganby Calvin Henry Kauffman by Calvin Henry Kauffman (1918)
"... Plate CXXXI Lepiota cristata Plate CXXXII Lepiota procera Plate CXXXIII Fairy Ring of Lepiota morgani Plate CXXXV Lepiota ..."

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