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Remarks (internal):Entoloma coeruleoflocculosum is close to E. anatinum and E. viaregale on account af the dark brown almast black, densely squamulose pileus and blue stipe. However, the cavering af the stipe af E. coeruleoflocculosum is campletely different for both other species, and furthermore the only taxon in stirps Anatinum with a sterile lamella edge. Entoloma poliopus differs in having a palished stipe surface, paler pileus, and paler lamellae. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Entoloma coeruleoflocculosum Noordel. (fig. 251)
Entoloma coeruleoflocculosum Noordel. in Persoonia 12: 461. 1985.
Icon. & ill.: Noordeloos in Beih. Nova Hedwigia 91: 294-196, fig. 103. 1987; Noordeloos in Bas&al, FL. agar. neerl., vol.l: 160, fig. 168.1988.
Pileus (5-)10-20 mm, convex then applanate with involute then deflexed or straight margin, with slightly depressed to distinctly umbilicate centre, not hygrophanous, not translucently striate, dark grey-brown to almost black, not or only slightly paler towards margin, entirely tomentose to squamulose. Lamellae, L = 20-35, l = 1-5, moderately distant to fairly crowded, adnate-emarginate, segmentiform to ventricose, cream-colour or sordid yellow-brown then pinkish brown, with entire, concolorous or brown edge. Stipe 20-45 x 1-4 mm, cylindrical, rarely compressed with groove, dark blue, ultramarine or indigo, sometimes grey-blue in lower part, entirely fibrillose-flocculose with blue-grey fibrils, sometimes squamulose in upper part. Context concolorous in cortex, pallid in inner parts. Smell and taste indistinct.
Spores 9.0-13.5 x 6.5-9.0 µm, Q = 1.3-1.8, average Q = 1.4-1.5, heterodiametrical, 5-7­-angled in side-view. Basidia 4-spored, clampless. Lamella edge sterile. Cheilocystidia 20-50 x 5-15 µm, cylindrical to narrowly clavate, very abundant, sometimes with brown, intracellular pigment. Pileipellis a trichoderm of inflated terminal elements, 20-70 x 10-30 µm. Pigment intracellular in pileipellis. Clamps absent.
Habitat: In open grassy places in boreal or subalpine moist Betula or Alnus forests and in in moist dune-valleys in coastal dunes with Salix repens; summer-autumn.
Distribution: So far known from a few localities in northwestern and northern Europe.


 
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