Fat-footed Clitocybe Ampulloclitocybe clavipes (Persoon) Redhead, Lutzoni, Moncalvo & Vilgalys  Synonyms: Clitocybe clavipes, Club Foot.

Status:

Found solitary or, more often, in groups, usually under conifers, occasionally hardwoods.

Description:

Cap: Initially flat becoming centrally depressed, vase-shaped in age; gray / brown; fragrant. Gills: White to cream, decurrent, close to distant. Stalk: May be straight, but most often with bulbous base covered with white mycelium, usually tapers up. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 15 records in the project database.

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A Fat-footed Clitocybe (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/18/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Fat-footed Clitocybe in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2008). Note fruiting body showing enlarged stalk base and white mycelium. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Fat-footed Clitocybe in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/7/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Fat-footed Clitocybe (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/11/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Fat-footed Clitocybe in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/7/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Fat-footed Clitocybe specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/11/2015). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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