Lepiota means Scaly Ear and josserandii is named after a Bon & Boiffard, but may also be called Lepiota subincarnata. 

Mr. L lived in New York and ate mushrooms all the time. When some small mushrooms appeared under pines trees in his front yard, he picked them and had them for lunch. He thought they were Lepiota excoriata which he ate many of in Finland where he was originally from. Turns out they were not L. excoriata but L. josserandii an amatoxin containing species. Five days later he died from severe liver damage.
" (Benjamin, 165)

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae
Genus: Lepiota
Species: Lepiota josserandii

Domain Eukarya:
Eu' means true, 'karya' means nucleus
Lepiota josserandii belongs to the domain eukarya along with other mushrooms like C. Cibarius containing a true nucleus, a cytoplasm and membrane bound organelles.

Kingdom Fungi:
The deadly parasol belongs to the kingdom fungi because it is non vascular and reproduces via spores that form hyphae as the vegetative state. It is also immotile and its cell wall is made out of chitin just like Artist's Conk.

Phylum Basidiomycota:
'Basidio' means small pedestal, 'mycota' means fungus
Lepiota josserandii along with shiitake mushroom has sexual spores that are born externally on a club-shaped structure called a basidium.

Class Agaricomycetes:
'Agarico' means umbrella-like cap with gills underneath, 'mycete' means fungus
The deadly parasol along with Trametes versicolor belongs to this class because it has an umbrella-like cap with gills underneath.

Order Agaricales:
Lepiota josserandii  along with Bird's Nest Fungi belongs to this order because it's a gill forming mushroom. 

Family Agaricaceae:
The deadly parasol is a ground growing fungi that is native or exotic.

Lepiota are genus that have white spores and free gills include several edible and poisonous mushrooms along with Galerina autumnalis: parasol mushrooms.

Species L. josserandii

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