Definition of funnel cap in English:

funnel cap


  • A common edible European mushroom with a funnel-shaped cap, growing in open grassy places and woodland clearings.

    Clitocybe infundibuliformis, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes

    • ‘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.’