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Remarks (internal):Entoloma pseudoexcentricum can be distinguished on account of its rather pale fruitbodies. Entoloma sericatum, that frequently occurs in similar habitats, has a darker, often more greyish-brown pileus with encrusting pigments 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Entoloma pseudoexcentricum (Romagn.) Kreisel. (fig. 78)
Rhodophyllus pseudoexcentricus Romagn. in Rev. Mycol. 2: 37. 1937; Entoloma pseudoexcentricum (Romagn.) Kreisel in Feddes Repertorium 95: 699. 1984.
Bibl.: Noordeloos in Beih. Nova Hedwigia 91: 386-387. 1987; Noordeloos in Beitr. Kenntn. Pilze Mitteleur. 5: 43-44. 1989.
Tipizzazione - Holotypus: non indicato esattamente; località di raccolta del tipo: Bois de la Grange, Yerres, Seine & Oise, Francia.
Pileus 20-100 mm broad, conical with distinct umbo then expanding to plano-convex with umbo, strongly hygrophanous, pale brown or yellow-brown with somewhat darker centre, translucently striate up to half the radius, glabrous, strongly pallescent on drying to almost white, fairly strongly radially fibrillose. Lamellae, L = 35-50, l = 3-9, fairly crowded, emarginate or adnate, sometimes with decurrent tooth, segmentiform or narrowly ventricose, white then pink with irregular, concolorous edge. Stipe 30-120 x 3-12 mm, cylindrical flexuose, white, silvery fibrillose lengthwise. Context relatively thin, brittle, white. Smell farinaceous, Taste farinaceous-rancid.
Spores 9.0-12.5 x 7.0-8.5 µm, Q= 1.1-1.5, 5-7-angled in side-view. Basidia 4-spored, clamped. Lamella edge fertile. Cystidia absent. Pileipellis an ixocutis or cutis of narrow, cylindrical hyphae, 3-7 µm wide. Pigment pale, intracellular. Clamps abundant in all tissues.
Habitat: In damp deciduous forest, especially Populus, Salix, Betula, Alnus, summer-late autumn.
Distribution: wide-spread, and probably not very rare in Europe.
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