Calocybe gambosa

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Calocybe gambosa

April 1998 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

St. George's Mushroom

Flesh

White, firm

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Mealy

Season

Spring

Distribution

Common

Edibility

Edible, and considered good by some people, though many find the mealy taste unpleasant

Notes

Care should be taken not to confuse this fungus with the poisonous Entoloma sinuatum which occasionally appears in the Spring

Additional Photographs

Calocybe gambosa

19 April 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Calocybe gambosa

19 April 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin