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The Goblet

Edible Edible
Autumn Autumn
Winter Winter

A late Autumn mushroom that can often still be found in Spring.
This mushroom must be well cooked before consumption and it has been reported that it can cause a reaction in a small number of people so only try a small amount the first time you eat it and wait to see if it affects you.

Mushroom Type
Common Names The Goblet
Scientific Name Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis
Season Start Oct
Season End Jan
Average Mushroom height (CM) 10
Average Cap width (CM) 7
Please note that each and every mushroom you come across may vary in appearance to these photos.

Cap

Funnel shaped with an inrolled cap edge. Starting dark brown and fading to pale.

Gills

Silver-grey to brown. Decurrent (running down the stem) and forked.

Stem

Pale brown to grey with fine white fibres and a slightly swollen downy base.

Habitat

Pastures, fields and mixed woodland.

Possible Confusion

Some Clitocybe mushrooms but these can be differentiated from Pseudoclitocybe as the later has forked gills while the Clitocybes don’t.

Spore Print

White. Ovoid, ellipsoid. You should scrape your spores into a small pile to get an accurate spore colour.

Taste / Smell

Mushroomy. Must be cooked before consumption.

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