Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Entolomataceae
Species: Entoloma sericeum var. sericeum Quél.
Synonyms: Agaricus sericeus
Entoloma sericeum
Entoloma sericeum f. nolaniformis
Entoloma sericeum forma nolaniforme
Nolanea sericea
Rhodophyllus sericeus
Rhodophyllus sericeus var. nolaniforme
Rhodophyllus sericeus var. nolaniformis
Common Name: Silky Pinkgill

A grassland indicator species
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Entoloma sericeum var. sericeumPhotographer: © David Mitchel
Photographer: © David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poaceae (1)
Musci (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (4)
Bog (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Small parks and city squares (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (11)
Soil (6)
Sand (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
September (1)
October (24)
November (3)