Species: Entoloma procerum G. Stev.Go Back
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Description:
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Pileus Size to 30 mm. Shape hemispherical to campanulate sometimes with abrupt papilla. Colour dark brown, darker at the center, lighter towords striate margine. Lamellae Light brown pink ting with age. Attachment free edge concolorous with gills. Stipe Size to 80 mm x 4 mm. Colour: light brown, silky.single. Odour not distinctive. Taste not distinctive. Chemical reactions on pileus: KOH - no change; HCl - no change.

Basidia 35-45 x 10-12 µm., 4-spored. Cheilocystidia 40 - 130 x 10-18 µm. conspicuous, cylindrical or clavate Pileipellis a cutis of repent cylindrical hyphae; Clamp connections present.
 
Common name: None
Habitat: Saprobic on soil in Lowland podocarp-broadleaved forest in assosiation with Dacrycarpus dacrydioides (Kahikatea).
Substrate: Ground
Spores: Pink, 10-13 x 8-12 µm., cubiod, tetrahedral.
Height: 40 - 70 mm
Width: 15 - 45 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
Distribution: NZ (AK).
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Macro images:
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Entoloma procerumScale bar 
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The fruiting body's found locally have a very distinctive papilla and a dark brown striated cap.Scale = 7 mm.
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Entoloma procerumScale bar 
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The striated cap does not show well on these young fruiting bodes.Scale = 10 mm.
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Entoloma procerumScale bar 
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 Scale = 10 mm.
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Entoloma procerumScale bar  
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  Scale = 7 mm.
Entoloma procerumScale bar  
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  Scale = 7 mm.
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Micro images:
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Entoloma sp. 
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Pileus: A cutis with made up with long hyphaeMagnification = 400x
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Entoloma sp. 
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Lamellae: Cheilocystidia abundent cylindrical to clavate 25 x 8 µmMagnification = 1000x
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Entoloma sp. 
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Spores: Cruciform 9-11 x 8 -10 µmMagnification =1000x
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