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Clitocybe gibba   (Common Funnel Cap)
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 3-8 cm diameter, stem 3-8 cm tall * 0.5-1 cm thick
Edibility
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Clitocybe gibba is a hardwood-loving mushroom that features a pinkish-tan cap that becomes fairly deeply vase-shaped by maturity. Its pale, crowded gills run down the stem, which is pale in comparison to the cap. It grows solitary or in small troops on soil in broad-leaf woods and on heaths from July to September.

Cap is pink-tinged, leather brown and smooth, silky, and funnel-shaped, typically with a wavy margin. The flesh is soft and white with a fruity smell. Gills are closely spaced, white and deeply extended downward. Stem is similarly colored as the cap. It is smooth and more or less equal apart from a slightly swollen base. The mushroom has no ring.Spores are white-cream color colored.

Clitocybe gibba on the www.first-nature.com web site.
Infundibulicybe (Clitocybe) gibba on the MushroomExpert.Com We site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy on this website, the information may contain errors and omissions and should not be relied upon and be used as any basis for eating any plants or mushrooms.




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