Observation 171414: Entoloma strictipes (Peck) Hesler

When: 2014-07-27

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available

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Yes, sometimes …
By: zaca
2014-07-28 19:43:50 CDT (-0400)

is very difficult to separate between very similar ones. I have the same problem here, in winter time; Not even microscopy and a good key (by Noordeloos) helps.

By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2014-07-28 16:56:07 CDT (-0400)

the difference between my E. formosum (look an M.O.)and E. strictius are in the small “sandy” grain an the cap ..

-http://www.discoverlife.org/ …?thisI do not count(dont ask whay) -

Thanks but this is as far as i will debate

You are right Igor
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2014-07-28 16:46:16 CDT (-0400)

however, you should know that I had found more than 75 different Entoloma
and I can name only ten.

“unconvincing to say the least, are many names that are trown around on M.O.”

I have been observig this entolomas for years, I do no the difference beetveen this two…

By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-07-28 16:29:25 CDT (-0400)

…is a very large genus with many difficult to identify species. Throwing names around with confidence but without a full workup (including microscopy) is unconvincing to say the least.

Sorry to insist,
By: zaca
2014-07-28 16:08:51 CDT (-0400)

Can you point out the differences between your specimen and the one at
http://www.discoverlife.org/... ?

Hi zaca
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2014-07-28 15:29:49 CDT (-0400)
E. formosum is easily recognized in the field different cap..

Look at my obs.

[Edited] This one …
By: zaca
2014-07-28 14:03:58 CDT (-0400)

looks very much like E. formosum. unfortunately, I don’t know either of the two species.
Your area is definitely a case study for the genus Entoloma.

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