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Entoloma salmoneum

Salmon Unicorn Entoloma

Family Entolomataceae


Poisonous
Salmon colored with bell-shaped to sharply conical cap and slender stalk.

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Description

Cap: 1-4 cm (3/8- 1 5/8") wide. Bell-shaped to sharply conical. Moist, smooth. Salmon colored fading with age. 

Gills: Attached, almost distant,
broad
, salmon.

 



Cap and Stalk (Limor Weizmann Ponkapoag Bog, MA)
Cap and Stalk

Cap (Limor Weizmann Ponkapoag Bog, MA)
Cap



Stalk: 5-10 cm (2-4") long and 1.5-3 mm (1/16-1/8") thick. Fragile, salmon. Base with white threads (mycelium).

 

Spore print: Salmon pink .

 

Habitat and Range

On the ground in leaf litter, in moss under conifers, on rotten logs, and in mixed woods. Quebec to North Carolina and Ohio.

Season

August-October.

Comments:

Also known as Nolanea salmonea and Nolanea quadrata.

 

 

Bell-shaped Cap  (Limor Weizmann Ponkapoag Bog, MA)
Bell-shaped Cap

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