Entoloma euchroum (Pers.) Donk syn. Leptonia euchroa (Pers.) P. Kumm. (illustrated 50% life size) Cap 1–4cm across, bell-shaped; beautifully violaceous, sometimes with a slight brownish tint at centre; silky-fibrous. Stem 20–60×2–4mm; concolorous with cap. Flesh bluish-pallid; taste and smell not distinctive. Gills sinuate; rich violaceous, with a darker edge. Spores 9–11×5–7.5¼, angular. Spore print pink. Habitat on branches, stumps or fallen trunks of alder, hazel, beech, or birch; late summer to autumn. Uncommon. Edible.