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Entoloma nitidum.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

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  • synonyms: Acélkék döggomba
    Entoloma nitidum Mushroom
    Ref No: 21968
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    Entoloma nitidum 2 Mushroom
    Ref No: 21969
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    location: Europe
    edibility: Inedible
    fungus colour: Blue
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Convex to shield shaped
    stem type: Simple stem
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

    Entoloma nitidum Quel. Acélkék döggomba. Cap and stem Dark metallic blue, cap 2-5cm across, domed. Stem 5-8x4-7 lighter at the base. Gills white then pink as spores mature. Stem fibrous, dark blue. Scent and taste mild. Spores pink, with 5-8 flattened surfaces, 7-8.7x6-8um. Found in acid coniferous woods. The contrast between the white gills and strong blue colours of the cap are distinctive. Not edible. These pictures were sent to me by Miroslaw Wantoch-Rekowski, many thanks.

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