2
$\begingroup$

Can anyone help me identify this mushroom? (a still frame from video taken in the Pyrenees near Gavarnie in France). Also is it edible or poisonous?

Pyrenees Mushroom

$\endgroup$
0
$\begingroup$

This is almost certainly the parasol mushroom, Macrolepiota procera. The parasol mushroom is edible, but many other often resembling mushrooms are not. Never eat a wild mushroom unless you're an expert or consulted one. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macrolepiota_procera enter image description here

$\endgroup$
  • $\begingroup$ Very helpful. Thank-you very much....and also for the note of caution. :0) $\endgroup$ – OrbitRob Nov 5 '18 at 15:21
  • $\begingroup$ @OrbitRob If you think your question has been answered, please check the checkmark next to the answer. $\endgroup$ – RHA Dec 7 '18 at 19:23

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.