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funnel cap

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Definition of funnel cap in English:

noun

A common edible European mushroom with a funnel-shaped cap, growing in open grassy places and woodland clearings.
  • Clitocybe infundibuliformis, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • Back at Brandon Country Park, Jonathan lights the burner and rustles up a mushroom surprise: we've got ceps, flowery orange chanterelles, grey-brown funnel caps and a big, fat, blood-red crab russula.
  • Beneath a municipal stand of birch trees the brown funnel caps mixed with the fallen leaves to create a carpet of autumn tints.

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