Leucocoprinus cepistipes

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Leucocoprinus cepistipes
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae
Genus: Leucocoprinus
Species: L. cepistipes
Binomial name
Leucocoprinus cepistipes
(Sowerby) Pat. (1889)

Agaricus cepistipes Sowerby (1797)[1]

Leucocoprinus cepistipes (often spelled cepaestipes), is a species of fungus in the family Agaricaceae. It is typically found on wood debris, such as wood chips. Typical characteristics include a fine-scaled bell-shaped cap, a partial veil, and a tendency to bruise a yellow to brown when handled.

The edibility is not well known, but Leucocoprinus cepistipes is not recommended.


  1. ^ Sowerby J. (1797). Coloured Figures of English Fungi. 1. London: J. Davis. Table 2. 

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