Definition of Entoloma
1. Noun. Agarics with pink spores but lacking both volva and annulus (includes some that are poisonous).
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Entolomataceae, Family Entolomataceae
Member holonyms: Entoloma Lividum, Entoloma Sinuatum, Entoloma Aprile
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entoloma
Literary usage of Entoloma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"Mr. Worthington Smith gives the following account of the sensations experienced after having eaten of the poisonous Agaricus (Entoloma) ..."
2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1869)
"... s (Entoloma) jn da- tui, Fr.; 2, section of ditto ; 3, spores of ditto, x 700 diam. ; 4, 5, ... Entoloma ..."
3. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1901)
"GENUS Entoloma The members of this genus have pink spores, and the lamella; attached to the stem, or with a notch near the junction of gill and stem. ..."
4. A Preliminary Report on the Hymeniales of Connecticut by Edward Albert White (1905)
"The attachment of the gills to the stem should be carefully noted, so that the genus be not confused with Entoloma of this same rosy-spored group. ..."