|Entoloma sinuatum (Pers.:Fr.) P. Kumm.|
The cap is grey brown to straw. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.The stem is white, without ring. The flesh is white, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is mealy then fetid in old specimens; its texture is fibrous. The gills are light yellow then salmon pink, emarginate to free, not very crowded . The spore print is pink. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, in broad-leaved woods, clearings, forest edges, on a rather clayey-calcareous soil, with hornbeam, oak, chestnut, beech. The fruiting period takes place from June to December.
Distinctive features : non hygrophanous grey to brownish cap, with dry surface and covered with slight fibrils; non decurrent gills pale yellow at first, then pink; mealy odour
Entoloma sinuatum is quite rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking .
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