Fragrant Funnel (Clitocybe fragrans) (2)

Fragrant Funnel (Clitocybe fragrans) (2)

Observation - Fragrant Funnel (Clitocybe fragrans) (2) - UK and Ireland. Description: Several specimens growing on grass beside footpath on Ringstead Downs - not in woodland as books suggest. Cap 5cm across with central depression, margin finely striated. Cap mottled with buffish-white border, ivory middle area and slightly darker centre.

Several specimens growing on grass beside footpath on Ringstead Downs - not in woodland as books suggest. Cap 5cm across with central depression, margin finely striated. Cap mottled with buffish-white border, ivory middle area and slightly darker centre. Stipe 5cm long, 5mm wide, tapering towards base, similar colour to cap, darkening towards base. Gills slightly decurrent, crowded, whitish. Flesh thin. Slight smell - could be aniseed. No milk or rings.