Clitocybe fragrans (With.:Fr.) P. Kumm.
common name(s) : Fragrant Funnel
New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Tricholomataceae
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Tricholomataceae/Tricholomatoideae/Clitocybeae
synonyms: Clitocybe suaveolens
(unconfirmed synonyms: Lepista fragrans)
edibility : poisonous
The cap is pale brown to buff pink, hygrophanous; its margin is striate.
The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.
The flesh is unchanging;
its texture is fibrous.
The gills are decurrent to adnate, crowded .
The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic.
It grows on the ground.
The fruiting period takes place from April to December.
|Dimensions:|| width of cap approximately 3.5 cm (between 1.5 and 6 cm) |
| ||height of stem approximately 5 cm (between 3 and 8 cm) |
| ||thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 5 mm (between 3 and 8 mm) |
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : striate margin; odour of aniseed
Clitocybe fragrans is quite rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking
|Above : distribution map of Clitocybe fragrans in the forest of Rambouillet |
page updated on 14/01/18