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Lepista flaccida.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Clitocybe renversé, Fakósárga tölcsérgomba, Fuchsiger Trichterling, Tawny Funnel Cap
Clitocybe flaccida Mushroom
Ref No: 7505
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Simple stem
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Lepista flaccida (Sow ex Fr.) Pat. Syn. Clitocybe flaccida (Sow. ex Fr.) Kummer. Tawny Funnel Cap, Clitocybe renversé, Fuchsiger Trichterling, Fakósárga tölcsérgomba (tölcsérpereszke), Agarico inverso, Roodbruine trechterzwam. Very similar to Clitocybe inversa (Scop. ex Fr.) Quél. Some authors consider these two separate species. Cap 5¨C9cm across, flattened-convex at first then broadly infundibuliform, pale ochraceous buff darkening to tawny with age. Stem 25¨C50 x 5¨C10mm, paler than the cap, woolly at the base. Flesh thin, pale cream to tan, stem becoming hollow. Gills deeply decurrent, narrow and crowded, whitish yellow. Spore print white. Spores subglobose, minutely roughened, 4¨C4.5 x 3.5¨C4¦Ě. Habitat in leaf litter in deciduous or coniferous woods, often in clustered groups. Season summer to early winter. Frequent. Edible ¨C poor. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.) Distribution, America and Europe.

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Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 04 February 2013

Lepista flaccida.
Clitocybe flaccida
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 26 February 2011

TPK Gdansk Oliwa dolina Samborowo.Poland
Clitocybe flaccida
Branislav Uzelac (Yugoslavia) - 17 March 2009

photo by Rastko Kolachek from Serbia
Clitocybe flaccida
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