Mealy Funnel - Clitocybe vibecina

    Description

    The cap is depressed in the centre with a down turned margin. When moist, it is dark grey with a brownish grey center. It grows up to 5 cm in diameter. The gills are grey, rather thick and a little decurrent. The flesh is watery, grey and has a rancid smell.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Woodland

    When to see it

    Autumn

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map