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

synonyms: Clitocybe du bord des routes, Fool's Funnel, Weisentrichterling
Clitocybe rivulosa Mushroom
Ref No: 7489
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Clitocybe rivulosa2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7490
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Clitocybe rivulosa3 Mushroom
Ref No: 7491
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Deadly
fungus colour: White to cream
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on the ground

Clitocybe rivulosa (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer. Clitocybe du bord des routes, Weisentrichterling, Giftige weidetrechterzwam, Fool's Funnel. Cap 25cm across, convex at first then flattened and depressed in the centre, the margin remaining slightly inrolled, powdered white often with concentric rings or markings where the flesh-coloured basic tint shows through. Stem 2040 x 410mm, concolorous with cap, slightly woolly at the base. Flesh white to buff. Smell sweet. Gills decurrent, crowded, whitish to buff. Spore print white. Spores ovoid-ellipsoid, 45.5 x 2.53.5. Habitat in troops or rings in sandy soil amongst grass, often on path edges or roadsides. Season late summer to late autumn. Common. Deadly poisonous. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Scheherazade Pesante (United Kingdom) - 27 October 2012

I think these are right, please confirm?
Clitocybe rivulosa4
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 29 April 2009

Hungarian names, Parlagi tölcsérgomba, Repedéses tölcsérgomba
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