Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Entolomataceae
Species: Entoloma rhodopolium (Fr.) P. Kumm.
Synonyms: Agaricus nidorosus
Agaricus rhodopolius
Entoloma nidorosum
Entoloma rhodopolium f. nidorosum
Entoloma rhodopolium f. rhodopolium
Entoloma rhodopolium forma rhodopolium
Entoloma rhodopolium var. nidorosum
Entoloma rhodopolium var. pseudopolitum
Entoloma rhodopolium var. rhodopolium
Common Name: Wood Pinkgill


A grassland indicator species
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Entoloma rhodopoliumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (2)
Quercus petraea (1)
Salix (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula nana (1)
Alnus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (8)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Scrub (1)
Swamp (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (9)
Soil Leaves (2)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (14)
October (15)
November (1)