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Clitocybe gibba.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Clitocybe en entonnoir, Clitocybe infundibuliformis, Clitocybe ombon, Common Funnel Cap, Ockerbrauner Trichterling
Clitocybe gibba Mushroom
Ref No: 7476
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream, Yellow, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Clitocybe gibba (Pers.) Kumm, formally called Clitocybe infundibuliformis (Schaeff. ex Weinm.) Quel. Ockerbrauner Trichterling Clitocybe en entonnoir, Clitocybe ombon Common Funnel Cap. Cap 3-8cm across, funnel-shaped often with a wavy margin, pale pinkish buff to ochre, silky smooth. Stem 30-80x 5-10mm, pale buff, tough and slightly swollen towards the base. Flesh whitish to buff. Smell faint and sweet. Gills decurrent, crowded, whitish. Spore print white. Spores pip-shaped, 6-7 x 3.5-4.5. Habitat in deciduous woodland or on heaths. Season summer to late autumn. Common. Edible. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.) Found In Europe and north America.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 16 October 2010

Rezerwat Ostrzycki las.Kaszuby-Poland
Clitocybe gibba
Vina Simona (Romania) - 13 July 2009

Our family use to eat this mushroom when we go to the mountain. Is one of my fave.
Clitocybe gibba
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