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

photo gallery of  Clitocybe fragrans
photo gallery of  Clitocybe fragrans potential confusions with  Clitocybe fragrans toxicity of Clitocybe fragrans genus Clitocybe  

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 .
here should be the distribution map of Clitocybe fragrans in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Clitocybe fragrans in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18