Clitocybe gibba (Pers.) P. Kumm.
Family: Tricholomataceae
Common Funnel Cap
Clitocybe gibba image
National Mushroom Centre  
Mata, M., D. Penjor and S. Pradham. 2010. Fungi of Bhutan. National Mushroom Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Local name: No local name known

Edibility: Edible

Habitat: Solitary, scattered or gregariously growing on litters or terrestrial.

Description: Cap: 4-9cm wide, depressed when young which then develops to concave or funnel shape with maturation, smooth but with brown pubescent on light brown or yellowish surface, wavy margin.  Hymenophore: Strongly decurrently gills, cream white, close to crowded. Stem: 3-10cm tall, up to 1 cm thick, equal, fairly smooth, light yellowish, white mycelium at the base. Flesh: Thin and white. Spore Print: White.

Comments: The pale yellowish-tan cap which is funnel shaped at maturity and the crowded, whitish and decurrent gills and pallid slender stem make this species distinct and easy to identify in the field.