Observation 87215: Entocybe trachyospora (Largent) Largent, T.J. Baroni & V. Hofstetter

Under Bishop pines.

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Used references: Ramsey, Puget Sound Mycological Society 1996, online NW Key Counsil

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E. trachysporum
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-30 19:34:07 CST (-0500)

are your images of these up on MO, Christian? If not…;)
Do yours have umbonate caps?

By: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)
2012-01-30 19:01:10 CST (-0500)

Yep, I’ve been going through some literature. Entoloma nitidum is a European thing. We should not use that name. I like E. trachyosporum.

Oh cool
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-01-30 18:51:21 CST (-0500)

I was just going to ask what your collection was growing under. These browner-capped ones (like Debbie’s, too) fit better with my concept of E. trachyospora, which has had a good year (lots of it at Albion I).

Noordeloos’ (2004) descriptions and photographs indicate a more blue-hued cap for this species, as well as lamellae that are distinctly pink (presumably independently of spore maturity).

He also mentions that Castellano and Largent identified some Rhodocyboid-spored things from the west as E. nitidum, a determination that Noordeloos didn’t support.

what was the date of the collection?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-30 18:25:41 CST (-0500)

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