Calocybe gambosa (Fr.) Donk
(St George’s mushroom)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCalocybe gambosa (St George’s mushroom)
GenusCalocybe (domecaps)
FamilyLYOPHYLLACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom) :
1: Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
7 May 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: North Hants (VC 12) England
growing in grass
Image 1: Oblique viewImage 2: Top view
2: Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
13 May 2000 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Caps - in situImage 2: Fairy ring
3: Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
6 Apr 1999 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Cap - black backgroundImage 2: Cap - black background (2)Image 3: Cap - black background (3)Image 4: Cap - black background (4)Image 5: Cap - black background (5)Image 6: Cap - LS - black backgroundImage 7: Cap surface - close-up - black backgroundImage 8: Fruitbody - black backgroundImage 9: Fruitbody - black background (2)Image 10: Fruitbody - black background (3)Image 11: Fruitbody - black background (4)Image 12: Fruitbody - LS - black backgroundImage 13: Gills - black backgroundImage 14: Gills - close-up - black backgroundImage 15: Spores - close-up - highly magnifiedImage 16: Spores - magnified
4: Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
4 May 1998 OSGR: SU87 51° 30' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in grass, under Hawthorn
Image 1: Cap - grey backgroundImage 2: Cap - grey background (2)Image 3: Cap - grey background (3)Image 4: Cap surface - close-upImage 5: Collection - grey backgroundImage 6: Fruitbody - grey backgroundImage 7: Fruitbody - grey background (2)Image 8: Fruitbody - LS - grey backgroundImage 9: Fruitbody - side-view - grey backgroundImage 10: Fruitbody - side view - grey backgroundImage 11: Fruitbody - side view - grey background (2)Image 12: Gills and cap margin - close-up - grey backgroundImage 13: Gills - close-up - grey backgroundImage 14: Gills - grey background
5: Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
3 May 1981 OSGR: ST97 51° 30' N, 2° 0' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
under Beech
Image 1: Cap - in situImage 2: Lain downImage 3: Side view - in situImage 4: Gill edge hyphae - magnifiedImage 5: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 6: DescriptionImage 7: Description - contd
6: Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
6 Jun 1972 OSGR: SE75 53° 60' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: South-east Yorks (VC 61) England
Image 1: Caps - in situImage 2: Upturned

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

Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Calocybe gambosa (St George’S Mushroom)
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.
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