iNaturalist Research Grade Observations
Catalog #: 2267239
Taxon: Entoloma abortivum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Donk
Family: Entolomataceae
Collector: Fluff Berger      
Date: 2015-10-17
Verbatim Date: 2015-10-17
Locality: United States, Pennsylvania, Sewickley Heights Park, PA, USA
40.534289  -80.157549 +-196m.
Georeference Remarks: GEODETIC_DATUM_ASSUMED_WGS84
Description: Original observation #2267239 (iNaturalist)
Occurrence Remarks: This fungus has two forms. It attacks the Honey Fungus, Armillaria mellea. It aborts its growth, causing a white, firm blob-like mass, pinkish on the inside. The capped fungi in the photos are the actual mushrooms.
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: © held by the observer (listed as 'Collector') at, with some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Record Id: bb33a712-7437-4ed4-a7f9-93496b4684e4
Occurrence ID (GUID):
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Ken-ichi Ueda (
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