BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

Calocybe gambosa (Fr.) Donk, 1962 (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 Wiltshire England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 2 2 7 May 2001 North Hampshire England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 2 2 13 May 2000 Berks England
Calocybe gambosa Fruitbody 2 2 6 Jun 1972 South-east Yorkshire England

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references to Calocybe gambosa (St. George’s Mushroom)

Calocybe gambosa may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI SS.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
BASIDIOMYCETES
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETIDAE
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi sl.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 feeding and other relationships of Calocybe gambosa (St. George’s Mushroom)

Creative Commons Licence
Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.