Entoloma rhodopolium

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Entoloma rhodopolium

14 October 2005 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex then flattened or depressed, cream to pale yellow brown, to about 8 cm across

Gills

Adnate, crowded, white then pink

Stem

Equal, hollow, white

Flesh

Thin, white

Smell

Slightly mealy

Taste

Slightly mealy

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

In damp deciduous woods, often in large groups

Spore Print

Pink

Microscopic Features

Spores angular, with 5 to 7 sides (7.5-10) x (7-8.5) µm2

Edibility

Poisonous

Additional Photographs

Entoloma rhodopolium

15 October 2005 Essex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin