Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Bull.) Singer
(goblet)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesPseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (goblet)
GenusPseudoclitocybe (a genus of toadstools)
FamilyTRICHOLOMATACEAE (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 Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Goblet) :
1: Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Goblet)
20 Nov 1982 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Cap - in situImage 2: Cap - in situ (2)Image 3: CollectionImage 4: Side view - in situImage 5: Side view - lain downImage 6: Gill edge cell - magnifiedImage 7: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 8: DescriptionImage 9: Description - contd
2: Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Goblet)
10 Feb 1980 OSGR: SU83 51° 10' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: North Hants (VC 12) England
old specimens, over-wintered colony on straw and soil below
Image 1: In situImage 2: Side views - lain downImage 3: Side views - lain down (2)Image 4: Cap cuticle hyphae - magnifiedImage 5: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 6: Description
3: Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Goblet)
3 Mar 1979 OSGR: SU83 51° 10' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: North Hants (VC 12) England
old specimens, over-wintered colony on straw and soil below
Image 1: Caps - close-upImage 2: Caps - in situImage 3: Side view - lain downImage 4: Description

Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Goblet) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Pseudoclitocybe cyathiformis (Goblet)
A large toadstool with a funnel-shaped cap that grows on soil and decayed mossy logs, fallen trunks etc in woodlands and plantations, often beside paths. It appears during late autumn and winter, and often persists into early spring when it's dull brown colour can be deceptive. It is widespread and common.
Usually quite easily recognised but over-wintered fruitbodies can be deceptive.

In the field, the "woven-rope" texture of the stipe is distinctive. In the lab, the amyloid reaction of the spore print separates the Goblet from similar-looking Clitocybe spp.
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