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

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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