Entoloma sinuatum

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Entoloma sinuatum

24 September 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex with a central bump, expanding with age, fibrous, whitish to greyish often with a frosted bloom especially at the centre, to about 20 cm across

Gills

Adnexed, crowded, pale yellow then pale pink

Stem

+/- equal, smooth, white

Flesh

Firm, white

Smell

Mealy

Taste

Unpleasant

Season

Usually autumn but also in the spring

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In deciduous woods, favouring beech and oak, often in large groups

Spore Print

Pink

Microscopic Features

Spores angular, usually with 6 sides (8-11) x (7-9.5) µm2

Edibility

Poisonous

Additional Photographs

Entoloma sinuatum

24 September 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Entoloma sinuatum

24 September 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Entoloma sinuatum

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 24 September 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Entoloma sinuatum

15 October 2006 Essex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Entoloma sinuatum

17 October 2006 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin