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Common name: Shaggy Stalked Parasol
Spore Print: White
Habitat: Grows on the ground in the forests / mountains of Colorado.
Comments: This mushroom has a characteristic smooth round 'eye' at the center of the cap. The cap margin and stalk also have a 'shaggy' appearance, thus the common name of Shaggy Stalked Parasol. I find these occasionally around my property up in Bailey CO and most of them are rather small. Although not edible, I find it to be a very interesting and distinct mushroom.
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Page Posted on August 14, 2006
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