Livid Pinkgill

Entoloma sinuatum

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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Livid Pinkgill Entoloma sinuatum (Pers.) P. Kumm. syn. E. lividum (Bull.) Quél. (illustrated 30% life size) Cap 6–20cm across, convex then expanded; ivory to dull grey-brown. Stem 60–100×10–30mm; white. Flesh white; firm; smell mealy. Gills sinuate; pale ochraceous when young, later flesh-coloured. Spores 8–10×7–8.5¼, angularly subglobose. Spore print pink. Habitat rich soil in open deciduous woodland or field edges; late summer to late autumn. Occasional. Poisonous.