No Common Name Entoloma squamatum Hesler, 1974  

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground; in moss or humus in damp hardwoods or conifer forests.

Description:

Cap: Brownish-gray (wet) to buff (dry); convex with central hump (sometimes a central depression); silky to dry; margin faintly striate (wet); flesh white to gray. Gills: White to gray, pink in age; almost free; close. Stalk: White, hollow, white mycelium at base. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Entoloma squamatum (caps) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Entoloma squamatum (overall) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2017). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from an Entoloma squamatum specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2017). 5- to 6-sided, brownish. Measured 8.3-10.9 x 6.6-7.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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