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

synonyms: Clitocybe n谷buleux, Clouded Agaric, Clouded Funnel, Nebelkappe
Clitocybe nebularis Mushroom
Ref No: 7481
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Clitocybe nebularis2 Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: White to cream, Grey to beige
normal size: over 15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Bulbous base of stem
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish

Clitocybe nebularis (Batsch. ex Fr.) Kummer, Clouded Funnel or Clouded Agaric Nebelkappe Clitocybe n谷buleux Cap 5每20cm across, convex at first becoming flattened or occasionally slightly depressed in the centre, the margin remaining inrolled, cloudy grey sometimes tinged with buff, darker at the centre and often covered with a white bloom. Stem 50每100 x 15每25mm, swollen towards the base, paler than the cap, fibrous and easily broken. Flesh thick, white, becoming hollow in the stem. Smell strong and sweetish. Gills decurrent, crowded, whitish later with a yellow flush. Spore print cream. Spores ovoid-elliptical, 5.5每8 x 3.5每5米. Habitat in deciduous or coniferous woods often in rings or troops. Season late summer to late autumn. Common. Said to be edible but known to cause gastric upsets in many people. Distribution, America and Europe.

C. nebularis var. alba differs only in the milk-white cap and be distinguished from other white fleshy Clitocybes by its relatively large spores. Europe.

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Ia Fletcher (United Kingdom) - 04 November 2009

Appeared in my garden October 2009
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Ivan Teage (United Kingdom) - 14 June 2009

Clouded funnel, Leigh woods, Bristol, UK. November 2008. Very common at this time of year.
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 24 February 2009

Hungarian name, Szürke tölcsérgomba
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 24 February 2009

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