Calocybe gambosa, commonly known as St. George's mushroom, is an edible, medium to large, fleshy, cream coloured mushroom. It grows mainly in fields, grass verges and roadsides, but also less frequently appearing in mixed woods.
white-creamy coloured to bright yellow, often with a brownish tinge. At first sub-spherical, becoming expanded and irregularly convex with an incurved margin. Gills
sinuate, white and crowded. The flesh is thick and soft and has a mealy or cucumber smell. The spore print is white to pinkish white. Stem
whitish, smooth, bulky at the base. The mushroom has no ring.
include the deadly poisonous Inocybe erubescens. Spring fruiting white Entoloma species are distinguished by pink spore deposits and pink mature gills.
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