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  • Entoloma vernum 1 Mushroom
    Ref No: 21746
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    Entoloma Vernum 2 Mushroom
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    Entoloma Vernum  3 Mushroom
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    location: North America, Europe
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: Black or blackish, Grey to beige
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Conical or nearly so
    stem type: Simple stem
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

    Entoloma vernum Lundell. Cap 2.5-4(6)cm bell-shaped finally flat, with a boss or nipple, olivaceous-umber when wet, drying paler. Stem3-8x3-6mm. Often twisted fibrous, paler than the cap. Gills distant deep, pale grey to reddish as spores mature. No smell. Spores 9-10x7-8 . Print dull pink. Found in moss or grass at wood edges, in spring! Not edible, USA and Europe. Photographs sent to me from Poland by Miroslaw Wantoch-Rekowski, many thanks.

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