Observation 51653: Entoloma Fr. ex P. Kumm.
When: 2010-08-27
(45.802119° -77.14119° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This was growing solitary in Zone 49 (pine). This is interesting because aside from growing false morels in the spring, sometimes abundantly, Zone 49 is otherwise pretty much a mycological dead zone. There’s been the odd little yellow Suillus in there but nearly always there’s zilch.

It was quite tall, with a dark stipe, pale conical cap, and white gills. The cap lacks the pleated look typical of these guys but other than that it resembles the others of its genus seen elsewhere in these woods on the 27th.

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White on white
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-08-30 21:21:31 EDT (-0400)

doesn’t contrast very much, regardless of exposure.

Washed out is…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-08-30 21:03:27 EDT (-0400)

more about exposure than about color per se. See how the gills on the upper side of the cap become indistinguishable from one another?

The gills are, as you said, white, but in some cases it can have more dramatic effects on color.

They’re not washed out
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-08-30 20:53:26 EDT (-0400)

that is their actual color as I saw it in the field.

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-08-30 20:50:06 EDT (-0400)

the fibrous stipe with the white mycelium at the base really suggest Entolome. The gills are washed out in the photo, can’t see much from that pic…

Third photo shows
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-08-30 20:41:18 EDT (-0400)

bright white gills.

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