Observation 89397: Entoloma sericeum (Bull.) Quél.

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Recognized by sight: as proposed by Andreas

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Ok, thanks …
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-23 22:56:03 AEDT (+1100)

I am glad I did well with an Entoloma it’s not something I am used to :)

E. sericeum.
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-03-23 20:04:33 AEDT (+1100)

After a while I think this is not E. papillatum because the fruibodies showed grey-brownish instead of “warm” brown colors and the stipe is not polished or almost so.

Hmm, okay,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-16 01:29:39 AEDT (+1100)

I would need to check the find again but then I am no expert on gilled ones so I do not know if I could ID it from exsiccata. What are the main differences between them two?

It’s really difficult
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-03-16 01:26:48 AEDT (+1100)

…to determine the most pinkgills without any microscopic details so my “believe” is more a “could be”. Because E. sericeum could also have caps with papilla as shown at your pics – E. papillatum is only a possibility. E. sericeum f. nolaniforme isn’t present in my mind at time, sorry.

Thank you,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-16 01:03:20 AEDT (+1100)

I was not content with my ID nevertheless. Entoloma is so complicated I usually even refrain from collecting them although there are so many attractive species.
But what about E. sericeum fo. nolaniforme? Could that possibility ruled out once and for all?

By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-03-16 00:58:12 AEDT (+1100)

On the first look I believe to see E. papillatum.

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