Entoloma clypeatum

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Entoloma clypeatum

May 2000 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex with a central bump, radially fibrous, margin usually undulating, brown to reddish brown, to about 12 cm across

Gills

Adnate, crowded, pale grey then pink

Stem

White

Flesh

Firm, white

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Mealy

Season

Spring to early summer

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

With trees and shrubs in the Rosaceae, especially hawthorn, cherry and rose

Spore Print

Pink

Microscopic Features

Spores angular, with 5 to 7 sides (9-11) x (7.5-10) µm2

Edibility

Inedible