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Clitocybe fragrans (With.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 121 (1871)

Clitocybe obsoleta sensu auct.
Agaricus obsoletus sensu auct. brit.
Agaricus fragrans With., Bot. arr. Brit. pl. Edn 2 (London) 3: 307 (1792)
Agaricus suaveolens Schumach., Enum. pl. (Kjbenhavn) 2: 337 (1803)
Omphalia fragrans (With.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 613 (1821)
Clitocybe suaveolens (Schumach.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 121 (1871)
Clitocybe fragrans var. depauperata J.E. Lange, Dansk bot. Ark. 6(no. 5): 56 (1930)
Clitocybe depauperata (J.E. Lange) P.D. Orton, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 43(2): 174 (1960)
Lepista fragrans (With.) Harmaja, Karstenia 15: 14 (1976)
Clitocybe deceptiva H.E. Bigelow, Beih. Nova Hedwigia 72: 108 (1982)

Habitat: On soil (often amongst mosses) or on decayed leaf and needle litter in woodland. Occasionally on decayed wood chips or mulch in gardens and then attaining a much larger size than normal. Fruiting throughout the year.

Notes: Common and widespread.

Distribution: E: c, S: c, W: c, NI: c, ROI: c, Other: Channel Islands: !; Isle of Man: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 103069; Scotland: K(M) 95752; Wales: K(M) 95750; ROI: K(M) 95948

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), p. 50
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 156, pl. 160
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 111
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 179
D:, Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 3: Critical Monographs of Families of Agarics and Boleti occuring in the Netherlands Tricholomataceae (2), (Ed.: C.Bas, Th.W. Kuyper, M.E. Noordeloos & E.C. Vellinga) 3: 183 pp. (1995), p. 59
I:, in Sowerby, J., Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms Vol.4(suppl.) 4 (suppl.): 25 pp. [pl. 401-439] (1809), as Agaricus fragrans, pl. 10

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