Observation 193171: Entoloma rhodopolium (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2014-10-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Notes: Found at 9:41 am.
Saprobic, growing in soil, directly next to a mushroom of the same type, close to hardwood trees.
Pileus size: 3.4cm
Pileus color: light brown/grey (darker in color in the center, lighter in color near the margin)
There is a dark brown dot in the middle of the pileus.
The margin is lined in a white color, and has a wavy/crenate pattern.
Pileus surface: silky, sticky, moist
Pileal shape: plane with slight umbo, broadly convex
Pileus margin: translucent striate, undulating
Stipe color: light brown/beige
Stipe width: 0.7 cm
Stipe length: 7.2 cm
Stipe shape: solid, equal
Stipe surface: fibrillose, moist, slippery
Stipe base: mycelial pad, white mycelium
Location of stipe: central
Gill Attachment: attached to collar
Gills texture: very thin, soft
Gill margin: even
Gills color: light pink/white
Gills width: 5mm
There is some space much space between the gills, easy to separate as a layer.
Spacing
-at margin: 3mm apart
-1/2 way to margin: 3/mm apart
Lamellae: crisped
Lamellulae/short gills length: 2 tiers
Spore shape:thick outer layer, 1-2 at the top of a basidium, sharp outer edges/ridges, 5-7 sided, smooth, hyaline
Spore measurments: 7.8-10.4µm x 6.4-8.6µm
Spore print: light pink

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Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Kuo and Methven
http://www.mushroomexpert.com/entoloma_rhodopolium.html

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