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Calocybe gambosa (Fr.) Donk (St George’S Mushroom)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A white toadstool with a strong smell of new meal. It is very common and often abundant in spring, but is also occasionally found in autumn. It grows in a variety of habitats. Commonly collected for the table.

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos # macrophotos # microphotos # notes Date Vice-county Country
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 16 14 2 6 Apr 1999 Berks England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 14 14 4 May 1998 Berks England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 7 3 4 3 May 1981 North Wilts England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 2 2 7 May 2001 North Hants England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 2 2 13 May 2000 Berks England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 2 2 6 Jun 1972 South-east Yorks England

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)

Calocybe gambosa may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)

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