Lepista flaccida    (Sowerby:Fr.) Pat. 

common name(s) : Tawny Funnel, Flacid Agaric, Inside Out Agaric 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Tricholomataceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Tricholomataceae/Tricholomatoideae/Lepisteae [sub-genus:Lepista section:Inversae ]  

synonyms: Paralepista flaccida, Lepista inversa, Clitocybe flaccida, Clitocybe inversa, Clitocybe flaccida-inversa, Lepista flaccida-inversa 

edibility : discard

photo gallery of  Lepista flaccida
photo gallery of  Lepista flaccida potential confusions with  Lepista flaccida toxicity of Lepista flaccida genus Lepista  

The cap is orange-brownish to pale ochre. The cap surface is not viscid nor sticky.

The flesh is white, unchanging; its taste is slightly acidic; the odour is faint, sweet; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are white to pink cream or yellowish, decurrent, crowded . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in broad-leaved woods (and coniferous woods for the inversa variety).

The fruiting period takes place from June to December.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 7 cm (between 3 and 12 cm)
  height of stem approximately 5 cm (between 2 and 10 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 8 mm (between 4 and 15 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : red brown cap depressed to funnel-shaped; decurrent and crowded gills, paler than cap; hollow (when mature) stem with white woolly base and clustering conifer needles or leaves

Lepista flaccida is occasional and widely present in the forest of Rambouillet, and is very frequent, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Lepista flaccida in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Lepista flaccida in the forest of Rambouillet

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