Name of the model: ' Mushroom (based on Macrocybe titans)' Triangles: 2014954 Vertices: 1007473 Information: This model is based on Macrocybe titans. This mushroom is a species native to Florida, Central and South America. Was described as Tricholoma titans in 1980 by Howard E. Bigelow and J. W. Kimbrough, before being reclassified in Macrocybe in 1998. Macrocybe titans form solid, large mushrooms that grow in clumps. The cap is from 850 centimetres (3.120 in) across, with rare specimens up to 100 centimetres (40 in) in diameter. Buff-ochre with a darker centre and greyish at the margins, and becoming white with age. The crowded white to pale grey or pale brown gills are sinuate and up to 2 cm thick. The cylindrical stout white stem is 6 to 15 centimetres (2.4 to 5.9 in) high and 1.5 to 4 centimetres (0.59 to 1.57 in) across with a swollen base up to 12 cm in diameter. Rare specimens have stems up to 38 cm high and 12.7 cm wide (Pegler et al. 1998).
References: Pegler DN, Lodge DJ, Nakasone KK. 1998. The Pantropical Genus Macrocybe Gen. nov. Mycologia 90: 494-504.