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

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  • synonyms: Entelome de Saunders, Silbergrauer Marzrotling
    Entoloma saundersii Mushroom
    Ref No: 7713
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    Entoloma saundersii2 Mushroom
    Ref No: 7714
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    location: Europe
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: 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 saundersii (Fr.) Sacc. syn. Rhodophyllus saundersii (Fr.) Romagn.Silbergrauer Marzrotling Entelome de Saunders. Cap 312cm across, bell-shaped becoming expanded-convex with a distinct umbo, pallid, ivory or yellowish-buff to pale grey-brown. Stem 2050 x 1024mm, white. Flesh white, firm. Taste mealy, smell mealy or slightly rancid. Gills dirty white becoming pale pink. Spore print pink. Spores obscurely angularly subglobose, 912 x 810um. Habitat under trees and bushes belonging to the Rosaceae. Season late spring to summer. Uncommon. Said to be edible though best avoided due to possible confusion with poisonous species. Found In Europe.

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