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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Entoloma olorinum (Romagn. & Favre) Noordel. (tav. 46b, fig. 189)
Rhodophyllus olorinus Romagn. & Favre in Rev. Mycol. 3: 75. 1938; Entoloma olorinum (Romagn. & Favre) Noordel. in Persoonia 10: 260.1979.
Bibl..: Noordeloos in Beih. Nova Hedwigia 91: 150-151, fig. 37. 1987; Noordeloos in Bas & al., Fl. agar. neer!.,Vol. 1: 149-150, fig. 149. 1988; Romagn. & Favre in Rev. Mycol. 3: 60-62. fig. 1. 1938.
Pileus 15-30 mm broad, conical to convex then applanate, with blunt or umbilicate centre, hygrophanous, when moist translucently striate up to half the radius, white to cream or pale isabella-yellowish at centre, pallescent and opaque on drying. Lamellae, L = 15-25, l = 3-5(­9), relatively distant, adnate or emarginate with decurrent tooth, segmentiform, white then pink with concolorous, entire edge. Stipe 20-60 x 1-3 mm, cylindrical or tapering towards base, white or cream, sometimes pink at base, hyaline or with scattered, adpressed fibrils lengthwise, apex usually white pruinose. Context very thin, hyalinous, brittle. Smell and taste not distinctive.
Spores 8-11.5 x 6-8 µm, Q = 1.1-1.7, 5-6-angled in side-view with pronounced angles. Basidia 4-spored, clamped. Lamella edge fertile. Cystidia absent. Pileipellis a cutis of entangled, cylindrical or slightly inflated hyphae, 10-15 µm wide with scattered ciavate terminal elements, up to 25 µm wide. Pigment practically absent, very pale, intracellular. Clamps present in all tissues.
Habitat: Solitary or gregarious in grasslands rich in mosses on acid soil or in deciduous forest; also found in Sphagnum-bogs.
Distribution: Rare, but wide-spread in western and Central Europe.
 
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