Observation 59544: Entoloma formosum (Fr.) Noordel.
When: 2010-11-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Displayed at the Humboldt Bay Mycological Society wild mushroom fair.

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it changes color fast
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-11-28 19:24:12 CST (-0500)

from orange-yellow to brown, esp the scales on the cap.
Also known as Entoloma formosum, saw lots last Jan in Santa Cruz
Christian has nice young ones here; http://mushroomobserver.org/19378

I figured…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-11-28 19:15:53 CST (-0500)

that this must’ve been yellow in youth.

here’s a link to another nice photo of it by Steve Nelson in WI:


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