Entoloma silky

Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum) Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum) Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum)

Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Entolomataceae (Entolomaceae)
  • Genus: Entoloma (Entoloma)
  • Species: Entoloma sericeum (Silky entoloma)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Rose leaf silky

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Rose leaf silky

Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum)

Hat: At first the cap is convex, then depressed in the center with a tubercle. The surface of the cap is brown, dark gray-brown in color. The surface is shiny, silky, longitudinally fibrous.

Plates: adherent to the stem, in a young mushroom, whitish, then pinkish. Sometimes the plates are reddish in color.

Stem: straight stem, slightly curved at the base, grayish-brown in color. Inside the leg is hollow, brittle, longitudinally fibrous. The surface of the leg is smooth and shiny. At the base there is a whitish felt mycelium.

Pulp: brownish, tastes and smells of fresh flour. The flesh of the mushroom is brittle, well developed, brownish in color, when it dries, it becomes a lighter shade.

Disputes: isodiametric, pentagonal, slightly elongated pinkish.

Distribution: Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum) is found in forests, on the edges of grasses. Prefers grassy soils. Fruiting time: late summer early autumn.

Edible: the mushroom is a conditionally edible species. It is eaten fresh and pickled.

Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum) Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum) Silky entoloma (Entoloma sericeum)

Photo of the mushroom Entoloma silky from the questions in recognition:

Entoloma sericeum - Silky entoloma 2018.09.06 Leonid Entoloma sericeum - Silky entoloma Entoloma sericeum - Silky entoloma Entoloma sericeum - Silky entoloma 2017.02.07 Alexander

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