The size of this mushroom can be up to 15 cm in diameter. Spore powder is rusty brown, yellow brown.
It grows in almost all types of forest, often in large groups from June to October. It is very common in Latvia.
Regarded edible for many years, it is recognized as poisonous by a number of researchers now.
The disease can strike after the mushrooms have been consumed for many years.
Researchers say the accumulated substances may cause severe allergic reactions, up to fatal kidney and liver damage.
Several deaths have been recorded among the people who had been consuming this mushroom.
Prāvu izmēru lapiņsēne, kas sastopama lielā skaitā gandrīz visu tipu mežos, bieži vien lielās grupās.
Indīga, lai gan agrāk tika uzskatīta par ēdamu. Ilgus gadus to lietojot bez pamanāmām slitām sekām,
pēkšņi var sākties sarkano asinsķermenīšu sabrukšana, tikt bojātas aknas un nieres, tā ka var pat iestāties nāve.