Star Pinkgill - Entoloma conferendum


    Conical, up to 5 or 6 cm diameter and often with a central umbo, margin lined when moist, coloured pinky brown. Stem long and slender and longitudinally grooved. Gills whitish at first, becoming pink and eventually more brown; rather fragile. Spore print pink.

    Identification difficulty

    Short turf and lawns

    When to see it

    Found from late spring to autumn

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map