15 November 2021 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Convex, expanding with age, margin wavy, smooth, sometimes finely scaly in the centre, greyish blue to greyish green, 2 to 9 cm across
Decurrent, white when young, pale greyish green with age
Cylindrical, whitish when young, pale greyish green with age, base woolly, white
Summer to autumn
On soil usually with broadleaf trees, rarely with conifers
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (6-8.5) x (4-5.5) µm2
Clitocybe fragrans also smells strongly of aniseed.
Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 15 November 2021 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.