Observation 216048: Entoloma lividoalbum (Kühner & Romagn.) Kubička

When: 2015-09-13

Collection location: Edmunds, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available


two original specimens on left, new buttons on right—note pink gills on mature specimen
grayish cap flesh, hollow fibrous stem

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: smooth yellow brown cap, white gills becoming pinkish, looks to be growing from submerged wood in mixed woods
Used references: http://www.mycoquebec.org/... lividoalbum / Entolome blanc livide&tag=Entoloma lividoalbum&gro=19
31% (3)
Recognized by sight: The gills aren’t free
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Spore print color will tell.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Went back today
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-09-14 14:01:40 CDT (-0400)

and found the two original specimens and two new. Gills are definitely pink in maturity. Cap is slimy when wet, cap flesh is pale blackish gray and stem is fibrous and hollow. Mild odor and taste. Brownish pink spore deposit.

I just noticed…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-09-14 09:10:28 CDT (-0400)

the note about the gills turning pink. I thought T. saponaceum was a long-shot to begin with.

Wasn’t really paying attention to this at the time,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-09-14 08:34:58 CDT (-0400)

just took a photo and moved on. Gills are attached. Could be Entoloma or Tricholoma. Will try to get spore print.

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