Straight-stalked Entoloma Entoloma strictius (Peck) Saccardo  


Cap: Yellow-brown to pinkish/reddish-brown; broad conic to flat with prominent umbo; smooth; striate; hygrophanous. Gills: White, becoming pinkish. Stalk: Whiteish/grayish; silky; twisted longitudinal lines; white mycelium-covered base; hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered or clusters on ground or rotting logs in wet areas of conifers or mixed woods (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Straight-stalked Entoloma (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Straight-stalked Entoloma (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Straight-stalked Entoloma (gills and twisted upper stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Straight-stalked Entoloma spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2015). angular, 5-sided; measured 10.2-11.2 X 7.1-8.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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