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Remarks (internal):Entoloma fernandae is a rather variable species. In my original concept (Noordeloos, 1980) the name fernandae was used in a very restricted sense far those collections with a dark brown, hardly hygrophanous, hardly striate, fairly strongly fluffy-rugulose or subsquamulose pileus, and glabrous, polished stipe. A closely related taxon was described as new under the name Entoloma psilopus. This species was mainly distinguished on account of the smooth, deeply translucently striate, and more stronglyl hygrophanous pileus. More observations by myself and others have shown that both taxa gradually intergrade with respect to this character, in such a degree that even a distinction on varietal level seems inadeguate. Therefore Entoloma psilopus is reduced to the synonymy of E. fernandae. Entoloma defibulatum is also very close, and mainly differs by its rather weakly angled, slightly smaller spores. The following taxa are still distinguished from Entoloma fernandae: E. xanthocaulon with distinct yellow colours in the fruitbodies, E. cuniculorum with differently shaped and larger spores, and E. kristiansenii with well-differentiated cheilocystidia. The status of E. acidophilum and E. argenteostriatum, and E. fractum that differs from E. fernandae mainly by their different colour and/or strongly tibrillose-striate stipe surface, must be evaluated when more material from geographically different localities is collected 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Entoloma fernandae (Romagn.) Noordel. (tav. 35b, 79b, fig. 147)
Rhodophyllus fernandae Romagn. in Rev. Mycol. l: 162. 1936; Nolanea fernandae (Romagn.) P. D. Orton in Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 43: 179. 1960; Entoloma fernandae (Romagn.) Noordel. in Persoonia 10: 250. 1979.
Sin.: Entoloma fernandae f. eccilioides Noordel. in Persoonia l0: 488.1980.
Entoloma psilopus Arnolds & Noordel.. in Persoonia 10: 293. 1979.
Icon.: Arnolds & Noordeloos in Fung. rar. Ic. col. 12, pl. 91b. 1981; Romagn. in Rev. Mycol. 1, pl. 9, fig. 3. 1937.
Bibl.: Arnolds & Noordeloos in Persoonia 10: 293-294, figs. 19-21. 1979; Noordeloos in Persoonia l0: 487-489 fig. 29. 1980; Noordeloos in Bas & al., Fl. agar. neerl.,Vol. 1: 131­132, figs. 113,114.1987; Noordeloos & Gulden in Can. J. Bot. 67: 1736. 1989.
Holotypus: H. Romagnesi 209, Aug. 1932, bois de l'Etoile, Yerres, dept. Seine & Oise, Francia (Herb. Romagn., PC).
Pileus 10-35 mm broad, conical or campanulate at first, then expanding to convex, plano­convex or flattened, usually with faint papilla or slight central depression, rarely distinctly umbilicate, with involute then straight margin, weakly to distinctly hygraphanous, when moist translucently striate at margin only or up to centre, dark grey-brown, sometimes with slight reddish tinge, (slightly) pallescent on drying, glabrous at margin, usually distinctly fluffy-­rugulose at centre, sometimes entirely opaque and stronglyl fibrillose to subtomentose, rarely entirely smooth. Lamellae, L = 20-30, l = 1-5, moderately distant, emarginate to almost free, rarely adnate-decurrent, segmentiform to ventricose, white but usually with brown or grey tinge then (sordid) pink, with concolorous, entire edge. Stipe 15-50 x 1-3 mm, cylindrical, not or slightly broadened at base, pale to rather dark grey-brown, concolorous with pileus or slightly paler, smooth, glabrous, polished, rarely somewhat pruinose at apex only, base usually somewhat tomentose. Context grey-brown in cortex, pallid in inner parts. Smell and taste farinaceous.
Spores (7.0-)7.5-9.0(-10) x 5.5-7.0(-7.5) µm, Q = 1.1-1.5, rather regularly (5-)6-(-7)-angled in side-view. Basidia 4-(rarely also 2-)spored, clampless. Lamella edge fertile. Cystidia absent. Pileipellis a cutis at margin, a trichoderm at centre, made up of cylindrical to inflated hyphae, up to 20 µm wide, with inflated cystidioid terminal elements. Pigment encrusting and parietal, sometimes walls dark brown, thickened, especially in upper pileipellis, and in addition abundantly intracellular in form of granules and agglutinated, dark brown clots. Clamps absent.
Habitat: terrestrial, single or in groups, usually on fairly acid soil, in grassland, heaths, coniferous woodlands etc.; summer-late autumn.
Distribution: wide-spread allaver Europe and fairly common, from the lowlands up into the alpine zone.

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