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Remarks (internal):Entoloma cocles is the only representative of subsect. Griseorubida with a distinctly hygrophanous pileus, and a slender habit.
 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Entoloma cocles (Fr.) Noordel. 1981. (fig. 207)
Agaricus cocles Fr., Epicr.: 158. 1838; Rhodophyllus cocles (Fr.) Quél., Enchir. Fung. 65. 1886; Nolanea cocles (Fr.) Sacc., Syll, Fung. 5: 728. 1887; Entoloma cocles (Fr.) Noordel. in Persoonia 11: 149. 1981.
Icon.: Einhellinger in Ber. Bayer. bot. Ges. 47: 34, pl. 3.1976; Vesterholt in Svampe 21, pl. l0. 1990.
Bibl.: Einhellinger in Ber. Bayer. bar. Ges. 47: 34, pl. 3. 1976; Noordeloos in Beih. Nova Hedwigia 91: 192-194. 1987; Noordeloos in Bas & al., Fl. agar. neerl.,Vol. 1: 155-156, fig. 160. 1988; Vesterholt in Svampe 21: 23. 1990.
Pileus 10-20 mm broad, truncately conical or convex then expanding, with depressed centre or not, never distinctly papillate, with inflexed then straight, often crenulate margin, hygrophanous, when moist translucently striate up to centre, very dark brown-grey to almost black, paler towards margin and between striae, minutely innately fibrillose or almost glabrous, shining, pallescent on drying. Lamellae, L = 15-30, l = 0-3, moderately distant to distant, adnate, adnexed, or emarginate, segmentiform to ventricose, pale grey then greyish pink, finally brownish pink, rarely with slight blue tinge, with minutely fimbriate, concolorous edge. Stipe 20-45 x 1-2 mm, slenderly cylindrical, sometimes broadened at base, pale horn or cream-colour or grey-brown, paler than pileus, smooth, glabrous, polished or innately silky-fibrillose, solid then fistulose. Context very thin, concolorous with surface or paler. Smell faint, herbaceous or farinaceous. Taste mild or subfarinaceous.
Spores 9.5-14(-14.5) x 8-10.5 µm, Q = 1.1-1.4, 5-9 angled in side-view, sometimes more or less 4-angled, almost cuboid. Basidia 4-spored, clamped. Lamella edge heterogeneous. Cheilocystidia 35-80 x 7.5-16 x 2.5-8 µm, lageniform to lecithiform, rarely irregularly tibiiform, with acute or capitate apex, numerous, but always mixed with basidia. Pileipellis a cutis with transitions to a trichoderm, made up of inflated hyphae, up to 20 µm wide. Pigment brown, intracellular in pileipellis. Clamps present.
Habitat: in grassland, heaths etc., prelerably an rich, loamy soil, Aug.-Oct. Distribution: Rare, but wide-spread in Europe.

 
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