Clouded Funnel

Clitocybe nebularis

Clouded Funnel (Clitocybe nebularis)

Also called the ‘Clouded Agaric’, the cap of this mushroom becomes generally flatter and only slightly depressed in the centre, at most with a shallow umbo. Variable colouration, but usually in shades of beige or grey, often with a darker centre. It is often covered in a white bloom. Cap width up to 20cm. Stem height up to 10cm.

Clouded Funnel (Clitocybe nebularis)

Seen late summer to late autumn. Found in deciduous or coniferous woods, often in rings or troops. Common and widespread.

Photographs of Clouded Funnel (Clitocybe nebularis) taken January 2012, local wood, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2012. Camera used Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38.

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