Observation 140001: Entoloma parasiticum (Quél.) Kreisel

When: 2013-07-15

Collection location: Montgomery Co., Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mycoshaman (Mycoshaman)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

45% (2)
Recognized by sight: on a chanterelle it looks like. Great find!
48% (4)
Recognized by sight: Not sure what the difference is between E. parasiticum and E. pseudoparasiticum

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By: Mycoshaman (Mycoshaman)
2016-08-24 23:00:35 EDT (-0400)

This is a parasitic Entoloma on a Chanterelle. Cantharellus lateritius.

my god.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-08-24 22:49:05 EDT (-0400)

what the hell IS this??!

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-08-24 20:44:40 EDT (-0400)

Pseudoparasiticum occurs on chanterelles:


Microscopic details?
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2013-07-18 11:34:27 EDT (-0400)

Did you study the microscopic characteristics of the pinkgill? I’ve created a matrix which could be useful to determine the correct species:

Very cool!!!
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-07-15 18:11:05 EDT (-0400)

I’ve never run across this.

Really nice find!
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-07-15 17:49:41 EDT (-0400)

Created: 2013-07-15 15:47:06 EDT (-0400)
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