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Clitocybe nebularis   (Clouded Funnel Cap)
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 8-20 cm diameter, stem 5-10 cm tall * 1.4-4 cm diameter
Edibility
Inedible

Description
This medium or large agaric, with cloud-grey, funnel-shaped cap and white, decurrent gills, grows typically in troops or rings on soil in broad leaf or coniferous woods.

Cap initially convex with an incurved margin, later flattened or shallowly depressed. The color is greyish to light brownish-grey. A white mycelium powder makes the mushroom's hat look white powdered. Gills white or buff, decurrent, broad, crowded. Stem colored as cap, stout and tapering upwards. The mushroom has no ring. Flesh white, thick, brittle, stuffed, becoming hollow. Odour strong, sweet or fruity. Taste not distinctive.

Clitocybe nebularis on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.



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