Observation 205233: Entoloma nidorosum (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2015-05-26

Collection location: Curraghmore House, County Waterford, Ireland [Click for map]

Who: vsumycologylab

No specimen available

two found next to each other, one overlapping the other
two much younger mushrooms, one an inch away and the other about 5 inches away from the two in question, had a foul ammonia-like smell to them- possibly the younger forms of the mushroom in question
greyish-tan cap with faint striations
slightly rigged edges on cap
growing on woodland ground amongst fern/moss, dead root, leaves, and twigs
7 cm in length
.5 cm stipe width
3.6 cm cap width
spores are peach/pink colored and angular, 10-13 micrometers by 8-10 micrometers
lipid droplets in spores
nipple on cap is dark brown-faintly black in color
gills are not attached


C. Agosto Unknown Basidiomycete.jpg

Proposed Names

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Used references: The Encyclopedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe by Michael Jordan
Based on microscopic features: spore print

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