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Clitocybe odora.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Aniseed Funnel, Blue-green Clitocybe, Clitocybe odorant anise, Grüner Anistrichterling, Zöld ánizsgomba, ánizsszagú tölcsérgomba
Clitocybe odora 4 Mushroom
Ref No: 7483
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Clitocybe odora Mushroom
Ref No: 7484
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Clitocybe odora2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7485
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Blue, Green
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy), Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Clitocybe odora (Fr.) Kummer. Aniseed Toadstool or Blue-green Clitocybe, Clitocybe odorant anisé, Grüner Anistrichterling, Clitocibe odorante, agarico anisato, Groene anijstrechterzwam. Cap 3-9cm across, convex at first with a low, broad umbo, later expanding and becoming irregular and wavy at the margin; dingy green to bluish green; grayish, bluish, or nearly white; finely matted with silky hairs or sometimes with a hoary bloom. Gills slightly decurrent, close or crowded, broad; whitish tinged with cap color. Stem 30-70 x 5-15mm, solid becoming hollow, sometimes curved and enlarged toward base; whitish tinged with cap color; base spongy and covered in fine whitish down. Flesh thin, firm; whitish to pale tan. Odor strongly of aniseed. Taste strongly aniseed. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, nonamyloid, 6-7.5 x 3-4¦Ě. Deposit whitish pink. Habitat singly, scattered, or in groups on leaf litter under hardwoods, especially oak. Found widely distributed in Europe and North America. Season July-September (November-February in California). Edible. Comment. Said to be edible but I would avoid eating it.

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Ashley Watson (United Kingdom) - 27 October 2013

Westonbirt Arboretum, uk.
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 16 October 2012

Hungarian names, Zöld ánizsgomba, ánizs-tölcsérgomba
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 14 October 2012

(in a rather bad shape)
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 16 October 2010

Bory tucholskie.Poland
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Slobodan Nikolic (Yugoslavia) - 19 November 2009

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Carol Rice (United States) - 17 October 2008

I have been trying to identify these. I think they may be clitocybe odora. I discovered them in the forest in the Pacific Northwest. What do you think?
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