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Small to medium sized, fleshy mushrooms saprobic on soil. The cap is typically depressed or umbilicate when mature, the gills decurrent. Spore print is white, creamy or pinkish; the spores are usually smooth, and when pink not angular like Entoloma.
Taxonomically poorly understood, six or more species have been reported from New Zealand, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi.

Name (click to select)Image (click to enlarge)
 Clitocybe albida  
 Clitocybe byssiseda  
 Clitocybe clitocyboides  
 Clitocybe dealbata  
 Clitocybe fragrans  
 Clitocybe infundibuliformis
 Clitocybe paraditopa  
 Clitocybe wellingtonensis