Clitocybe nebularis

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Clitocybe nebularis

October 2004 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Lepista nebularis

Common Name

Clouded Funnel Cap

Cap

Convex, then flattened, sometimes depressed, with a broad central bump, greyish brown, margin pale, to about 20 cm across

Gills

Decurrent, broad, crowded, whitish to buff

Stem

Stout, broader at the base, fibrous, concolorous with the cap

Flesh

White, firm

Smell

Strong, sweet

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn to early winter

Distribution

Very common

Habitat

In woods

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (5.5-8) x (3.5-5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Take care not to confuse with C. geotropa

Additional Photographs

Clitocybe nebularis

17 October 2010 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin