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

synonyms: Mäusetrichterling, Mealy Funnel
Clitocybe vibecina Mushroom
Ref No: 7499
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location: Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Simple stem
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 vibecina (Fr.) Quél.
Mäusetrichterling Mealy Funnel Cap 1.5–5cm across, flattened-convex becoming depressed in the centre, light grey-brown with faintly striate margin when moist, drying cream. Stem 30–50 x 3–8mm, paler than the cap, covered in fine white down towards the base in young specimens. Flesh thin, whitish to buff. Taste and smell of meal. Gills decurrent, pale grey-brown. Spore print white. Spores ellipsoid, 5.5–7 x 3.5–4m. Habitat in coniferous or mixed woodland and heaths, often under bracken. Season autumn. Common. Said to be edible. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.) Found In Europe.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 04 November 2010

11/11/2009 Wyrowno-Kaszuby.Poland
Clitocybe vibecina
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