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Clitocybe nebularis   (Clouded Funnel Cap)
North America, Europe
Cap 8-20 cm diameter, stem 5-10 cm tall * 1.4-4 cm diameter
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Clitocybe nebularis or Lepista nebularis, also commonly known as the clouded agaric or cloud funnel cap, has convex to flattened or slightly depressed, cloud-grey cap and white, decurrent gills. It grows solitary or in groups or small clumps, sometimes in fairy rings on soil in coniferous and mixed forests.

Cap soft cloud-grey, darker at the middle, sometimes with a brownish tinge. It is convex with an incurved margin, becoming plane to depressed in shape. The surface is usually dry to moist, and radially fibrillose. The flesh is thick and white. Gills crowded, pale cream and slightly decurrent. Stem coloured as cap, fibrillose, stout, tapering upwards. The mushroom has no ring. Spore print creamy white to very pale buff.

Microscopic Features: The spores are smooth and have an ellipsoidal shape, measuring between 6.5-8.5 x 3.5-4.5μm.

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