Fragrant talker

Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans) Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans) Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans)

Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Tricholomataceae (Tricholomaceae or Ordinary)
  • Genus: Clitocybe (Clitocybe or Talker)
  • Species: Clitocybe fragrans (Fragrant talker)

Synonyms:

Clithocybe fragrant

Fragrant talker Clitocybe fragrans

Description: The cap is small, 3-6 cm in diameter, first convex, later – concave, with a drooping, sometimes wavy edge, fine fleshy, yellowish-gray, grayish or pale ocher, pale yellow.

The plates are narrow, descending, whitish, gray-brownish with age.

Spore powder is white.

The leg is thin, 3-5 cm long and 0.5-1 cm in diameter, cylindrical, solid, pubescent at the base, yellowish-gray, one-color with a cap.

The pulp is thin, brittle, watery, with a strong odor of anise, whitish.

Distribution: Lives from early September to early October in coniferous and mixed forests, in groups, rarely.

Similarity: Similar to the aniseed talker, from which it differs in the yellowish color of the cap.

Evaluation: Little known edible mushroom, eaten fresh (boiled for about 10 minutes) or pickled

Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans) Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans) Fragrant talker (Clitocybe fragrans)

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