Observation 19697: Clitocybe
When: 2009-03-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: tannish cap, decurrent gills, pleasant fragrance; under oak.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:33 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Sunol Regional Park, Contra Costa County, CA’ to ‘Sunol Regional Park, Contra Costa Co., California, USA

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I agree with Gerhard
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-03-22 23:33:19 AEST (+1000)

This belongs to the section Infundibuliformes (new genus: Infundibulicybe), which includes a whole gang of slightly sweetish-smelling species. Clitocybe gibba is one of them.

This is not C.phyllophila
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-03-22 23:19:33 AEST (+1000)

at least in European sense…phyllophila has a cap that is all white and glossy and the odor is not pleasant but mealy

Odor?
By: Tim (Twboss)
2009-03-22 17:58:29 AEST (+1000)

phyllophila is the only Clitocybe I’ve noticed a distinct scent (Very sweet). If you had better pictures of the stem, that would help. Was the base finely hairy and covered in white down?

Created: 2009-03-22 13:32:12 AEST (+1000)
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