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Green-spored parasol (Chlorophyllum molybdites)

Green-spored parasol (Chlorophyllum molybdites) is a species of fungus in Agaricaceae, has a large size, umbrella canopy, ringed pillar, dominant white color, grows widely spread in various latitudes, is poisonous and produces severe gastrointestinal symptoms in the form of vomiting and diarrhea.

C. molybdites has a diameter of pileus up to 40 cm, sponges, round, flat top, convex or concave, whitish color with coarse brownish scales. The gills are white and will turn dark and green as they mature. Stipe has a height of up to 25 cm and has a ring.

Dlium Green-spored parasol (Chlorophyllum molybdites)


Green-spored parasols have green spores, thrive on manure in the yard and park, are solitary or crammed into an area, often arising from between the grasses in temperate, subtropical and tropical highlands throughout the world.

C. molybdites is a poisonous fungus that is most often eaten by similarity to other agricultural fungi. Symptoms of poisoning come 1-3 hours after consumption, most of which are gastrointestinal with vomiting and diarrhea. Poisoning has a severe impact, but there have been no reports of deaths.



Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Agaricomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Agaricales
Suborder: Agaricineae
Family: Agaricaceae
Genus: Chlorophyllum
Species: Chlorophyllum molybdites

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