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

Clitocybe trullaeformis Mushroom
Ref No: 7496
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy), Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Clitocybe trullaeformis (Fr.) Quid. Cap 1-5cm across, very broadly convex quickly becoming flatter and then broadly funnel-shaped, sometimes with a slightly wavy margin; gray to pale gray with a dark gray, sometimes almost blackish disc and a pale margin; dry, velvety or with minute felty scales on the disc, sometimes becoming lined in age. Gills actuate to decurrent, close, narrow; whitish to creamy yellow. Stem 10-45 x I-5mm, solid, tapering slightly toward the base; pale dirty fawn or pale greenish buff; smooth or with minute hairy furrows; base with some rhizoids and white mycelium. Flesh thin; whitish. Odor mealy. Taste mealy. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, nonamyloid, 5-6.5 x 3-4. Deposit white. Habitat scattered or in groups on leaf litter or debris under coniferous or deciduous trees. Found widely distributed throughout North America. Season May-October. Not edible.

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