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Entoloma canoconicum

Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Hymenomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Entolomataceae
Genus: Entoloma
Species: E. canoconicum
Binomial name: Entoloma canoconicum

Entoloma canoconicum is a small mouse grey coloured mushroom with a cap of a diameter of 25-45mm and a height of 60-90mm. It grows during autumn in lowland forests on leaf litter. It has be found growing on the fibrous base of a tree fern.