Name: Entoloma coelestinum
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Entoloma coelestinum

ICN Identifier: missing

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Deprecated Synonyms: Leptonia coelestina


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Entolomataceae

Genus: Entoloma

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Pileus up to 10 mm broad, conical to conico-convex, with or without distinct papilla, never umbilicate, with straight margin, not hygraphanous, not translucently striate, dark blackish blue, coarsely radially fibrillose, centre squamulose. Lamellae, L = 6-8, l = 0-1, distant, emarginate-adnate, white then pink with concolorous, entire edge. Stipe 20-40 × 1 mm, cylindrical, almost concolorous with pileus or paler and more brightly blue, smooth or subfibrillose, base white tomentose. Smell indistinct. Taste not known.
Spores 6.5-8.5 × 5.5-6.0 µm, Q = 1.1-1.3-1.4, 5-6-angled in side-view. Basidia 4-spored, clamped. Lamella edge fertile. Cystidia absent. Pileipellis a trichoderm of cylindrical to slightly inflated hyphae, up to 19 µm wide. Pigment blue, intracellular. Clamps abundant.
Habitat: terrestrial in mixed forest.
Distribution: unknown, so far only known from Scandinavia, but likely to be overlooked. Sept.

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