Entoloma cetratum    (Fr.) Moser 

common name(s) : Honey Pinkgill, Ocelot Entoloma 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Entolomataceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Pluteales/Entolomataceae  

synonyms: Rhodophyllus cetratus, Nolanea cetrata 

edibility : inedible

potential confusions with  Entoloma cetratum toxicity of Entoloma cetratum genus Entoloma  

The cap is brown to ochre. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is ochre-brown, without ring.

The flesh is unchanging; its taste is mealy or not distinctive; the odour is not distinctive; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are rather distant . The spore print is pink. This species is saprophytic. It grows on the ground, on a rather non calcareous soil, with spruce, pine.

The fruiting period takes place from June to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 2.5 cm (between 0.5 and 5 cm)
  height of stem approximately 6 cm (between 2 and 10 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 4 mm (between 1 and 5 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : honey-brown waxy cap with clearly striate margin, and with eyelike spot in the centre; mycena-looking; with conifers

Entoloma cetratum is rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Entoloma cetratum in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Entoloma cetratum in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18