© Avelino Vieira

Description: Hemispherical cap at the beginning, then convex and later plane. The cuticle is initially white, then beige, and when adult, is reddish brown or dark brown, glabrous. The stalk is solid, robust, first short and bulbous, then long and white and, later, light ocher, adorned in the top with a white mesh netting.

Stalk: 20-25 cm x 6-7 cm Cap 20-30 cm

Habitat: Woods of broadleaves and coniferous.

Fruiting season: Autumn.

Gastronomic value: Excellent edible. 

Where to find in the Arouca Geopark: Ameixieira (PR4), Fuste (PR3).