Talk:Clitocybe nebularis

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Commestibility of the "cimballo"[edit]

The commestibility of Clitocybe Nebularis is quite controversial. In Italy it used to be very popular and widely consumed under the names of ordinario, cimballo (Tuscany) or pevein (Liguria). I myself I have eaten it many times without any problem. But recently authorisation to sell it has been retired and it has been declared toxic. While most toxic substances contained in Clitocybe Nebularis are eliminated by boiling, apparently there is a toxine that remains and can accumulate in the body. Another reason why experts discourage people from eating it is that it can be easily confunded with entoloma lividum: every year there are cases of serious intoxication of people who have eaten entoloma lividum confunding it with Clitocybe Nebularis. Anyway... as I told you I ate it many times and found it good! But wikipedia should warn people about the risks. --Juliet.p (talk) 13:31, 3 March 2008 (UTC)


http://www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de/index.php?id=titel_08_2000
Very detailed german paper about the pharmacology of nebularine, a substance found in this mushroom.
Maybe someone can translate some parts of it for this page.
People should know about this before eating this "edible" mushroom. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 91.36.222.66 (talk) 07:58, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

Thanks - we'll look into it. Casliber (talk · contribs) 10:37, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

Russian mushroom categories[edit]

A little help for the reader is needed: what are Russia categories about? Edibility? Danger? What does "category 4" imply?Wetman (talk) 14:44, 22 October 2017 (UTC)