Entoloma sinuatum    (Pers.:Fr.) P. Kumm. 

common name(s) : Livid Pinkgill, Livid Entoloma, False Miller 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Entolomataceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Pluteales/Entolomataceae  

synonyms: Entoloma eulividum, Rhodophyllus lividus, Entoloma lividum 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Rhodophyllus sinuatus, Entoloma fertile)  

edibility : deadly poisonous

photo gallery of  Entoloma sinuatum
photo gallery of  Entoloma sinuatum potential confusions with  Entoloma sinuatum toxicity of Entoloma sinuatum genus Entoloma  

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.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 13 cm (between 3 and 22 cm)
  height of stem approximately 11 cm (between 4 and 20 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 25 mm (between 10 and 40 mm)

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 .
here should be the distribution map of Entoloma sinuatum in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Entoloma sinuatum in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18