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  • synonyms: Braungruner Zartling, Leptonia incana
    Entoloma incanum LEPTONIA INCANA Mushroom
    Ref No: 7706
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    Entoloma incanum2 LEPTONIA INCANA Mushroom
    Ref No: 7719
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    location: North America, Europe
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: Green, Brown
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Convex to shield shaped
    flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged, Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

    Entoloma incanum (Fr.) Hesl. syn. Leptonia incana (Fr.) Gillet syn. Rhodophyllus incanus (Fr.) Kühn. & Romagn. Braungruner Zartling. Cap 1–3cm across, convex, often becoming centrally depressed, expanding to almost flat, yellow-brown to olive-brown, darker brown at the centre, striate at the margin. Stem 20–40 x 1–3mm, yellowish green, bruising blue-green, base covered in white down. Flesh thin, greenish. Strong smell of mice. Gills greenish-white at first becoming pale flesh-colour. Spore print pink. Spores angularly oblong, 11–14 x 8–9um. Habitat grassland and heaths, especially on chalk. Season late summer to late autumn. Uncommon. Poisonous. Found In Europe.

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