Observation 45564: Calocybe gambosa (Fr.) Donk

When: 2010-05-15

Collection location: St. Genis, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found in scrubby area at edge of mixed hardwoods and grassy area.

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By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-05-18 12:57:59 EDT (-0400)

I haven’t actually. But the collection I found here was fairly large, and I’ve got a small pile of them staring at me at the end of the table here. They are large and clean looking, and fairly meaty. At the SMG meeting last night, people were ooh, and aahing about the ones I brought in (and then gave away)… I just might give then a try. But I’ll tell you about it a private message…

alright Doug, you’re gonna hate this comment…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-05-18 12:20:13 EDT (-0400)

but did you eat them? I understand that they are a particularly choice and common edible species, and i have been curious about them for a while. They sometimes arrive in our local mushroom bins, but by the time they have traveled across the ocean, they are usually no longer very appetizing. ;)

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