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  • synonyms: Gesagter Zartling
    Entoloma serrulatum LEPTONIA SERRULATA Mushroom
    Ref No: 7717
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    location: Europe
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: Violet or purple, Black or blackish
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Convex to shield shaped
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

    Enteloma serrulatum (Pers. Ex Fr.) Hesl. syn. Leptonia serrulata (Pers. ex Fr.) Kummer syn. Rhodophyllus serrulatus (Pers. ex Fr.) Quél. Gesagter Zartling. Cap 1–3cm across, convex then expanded and finally depressed, blue-black becoming brownish with age, margin often slightly striate. Stem 15–20 x 1–2mm, blue-grey to blackish, typically with black dots at apex, base covered in white down. Flesh thin, bluish-white. Gills blue-grey with a blackish edge. Cystidia club-shaped with blue sap. Spore print pink. Spores angular-elliptic, 10–12 x 6–8um. Habitat grassland. Season summer to autumn. Occasional – more frequent in the North and West. Poisonous. Found In Europe.

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