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  • Entoloma strictipes Mushroom
    Ref No: 7722
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    location: North America
    edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
    fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Brown
    normal size: Less than 5cm
    cap type: Conical or nearly so
    stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
    spore colour: Pink
    habitat: Grows on the ground, Grows on plant material/manure

    Entoloma strictipes (Pk.) Hesler Cap 1-4cm across, broadly cone-shaped becoming flatter, with an umbo; nut brown or darker; margin has short lines which then extend to the center, surface seal,. Gills adnate becoming sinuate, close, quite broad; whitish to fleshy pink. Stem 60-105 x 2-3mm, hollow, slightly tapering upward; whitish to pale dingy brown, with white mycelium on the base: smooth. Flesh thin, fragile; pale brown. Odor none. Taste slightly sweet. Spores generally 5-6 sided, 9-14.5 x 7-9. Deposit cinnamon pink. No pleurocystidia. Habitat on sphagnum moss. Frequent. Found in eastern North America from New York to West Virginia. Season July-August. Not edible -suspect.

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