Common Funnel - Clitocybe gibba
Initially convex with an umbo but with maturity becomes more and more funnel-shaped and there is always an umbo present in the centre of the cap. The surface is silky or felt-like and is pale-pinkish buff or pale ochre. The cap flesh becomes thinner towards the margin, which is initially slightly inrolled. Gills are closely crowded, very decurrent and white.
In coniferous and deciduous woodland, often along grassy glades.
Early summer until late autumn
Often grows in groups.
Fairly common and widespread in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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