Observation 186651: Entoloma subgenus Leptonia (Fr. : Fr.) Noordel.

When: 2014-10-28

Collection location: Arcata Community Forest, Arcata, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jocelyn Gwynn (joceyg)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing out of ground under coast redwood in clusters and pairs/solitary

Cap & stipe smooth indigo-grey, stipe hollow & fibrous with white base

Gills adnexed, white when young then turning pink/grey with age

Spore print peachy pink

*Could be Leptonia carnea, but doesn’t have scaly stipe/cap or farinaceous smell

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Spore print of E. nitidum

Proposed Names

-18% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified: Entolomatacae key (after using Hygrophoraceae & Tricholomataceae keys without success)
55% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: I think the two images actually show two different species.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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