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

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  • synonyms: Entelome rose-gris, Niedriger Rotling, Wood Pinkgill
    Entoloma rhodopolium Mushroom
    Ref No: 7710
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    Entoloma rhodopolium2 Mushroom
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    location: North America, Europe
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
    normal size: 5-15cm
    cap type: Convex to shield shaped
    flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

    Entoloma rhodopolium (Fr.) Kummer syn. Rhodophyllus rhodopolius (Fr.) Quel Niedriger Rotling, Entelome rose-gris, Wood Pinkgill. Cap 3–7cm across, convex with a slight umbo then expanded and often depressed, grey-brown to yellowish buff drying silky greyish. Stem 40–80 x 5–10mm, white to silky greyish. Flesh thin, white. Taste and smell slightly mealy. Gills whitish then flesh-pink. Spore print pink. Spores angularly subglobose, 8–10.5 x 7–8um. Habitat in deciduous woods. Season summer to autumn. Frequent. Poisonous – causes gastric upsets. Distribution, America and Europe. The field photograph was taken by Buck McAdoo, it should be treated as E. rhodopolium ss. lato.

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    Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 27 August 2024

    Rezerwat Dolina K³odawy.Poland
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    Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 05 May 2024

    Hungarian name, Zöldesszürke döggomba
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