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  • Entoloma murraii Mushroom
    Ref No: 7708
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    location: North America
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: Yellow
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Conical or nearly so
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

    Entoloma murraii (Berk. & Curt.) Sacc. Cap 1-3cm across, conical, bell-shaped with spike like nipple at center; yellow to yellow-orange; silky, smooth. Gills adnate, distant, broad; pale yellow, then pinkish as spores mature. Stem 50-100 x 1.5-5mm; dry, yellow. Flesh thin: pale yellow. Odor pleasant. Taste pleasant. Spores 4-sided, smooth, 9-12 x 8-10. Deposit salmon pink. Habitat in damp woods and swamps. Frequent. Found from Maine to Alabama and west to the Great Lakes. Season July-October. Edibility uncertain -avoid possibly poisonous.

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