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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Entolomataceae: Entoloma abortivum (Berk. & M.A.Curtis) Donk

Entoloma abortivum – shrimp of the woods

Synonyms: Agaricus abortivus, Clitopilus abortivus, Pleuropus abortivus, Rhodocybe abortiva, Rhodophyllus abortivus.

Common names: shrimp of the woods, aborted entoloma, Abortive Entoloma.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Entoloma abortivum, commonly known as the aborted entoloma or shrimp of the woods, is an edible mushroom in the Entolomataceae family of fungi. First named Clitopilus abortivus by Miles Joseph Berkeley and Moses Ashley Curtis, it was given its current name by the Dutch mycologist Marinus Anton Donk in 1949.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Normal and malformed fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (<B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-10.htm">November 10, 2013</A>
LinkNormal and malformed fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2013
Location on mapsKirby Nature Trail, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Gastroid or atavistic aberration of fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Hunter's Heart, Totlcoxcatl, or ground prunes, sweetbread, popcorn balls, <B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-10.htm">November 10, 2013</A>
LinkGastroid or atavistic aberration of fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Hunter's Heart, Totlcoxcatl, or ground prunes, sweetbread, popcorn balls, Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2013
Location on mapsFarm to Market Road 420, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Malformed fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Hunter's Heart, Totlcoxcatl, or ground prunes, sweetbread, popcorn balls, <B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-10.htm">November 10, 2013</A>
LinkMalformed fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Hunter's Heart, Totlcoxcatl, or ground prunes, sweetbread, popcorn balls, Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2013
Location on mapsFarm to Market Road 420, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Normal form of aborted entoloma mushrooms (<B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-10.htm">November 10, 2013</A>
LinkNormal form of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus) on Kirby Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2013
Location on mapsFarm to Market Road 420, Kountze, TX 77625, USA
Malformed fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Hunter s Heart, Totlcoxcatl, or ground prunes, sweetbread, popcorn balls, <B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus) on the trail near tree roots on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-07.htm">December 7, 2019</A>
LinkMalformed fruiting bodies of aborted entoloma mushrooms (Hunter s Heart, Totlcoxcatl, or ground prunes, sweetbread, popcorn balls, Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus) on the trail near tree roots on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 7, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Dissected aborted entoloma mushrooms (<B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-07.htm">December 7, 2019</A>
LinkDissected aborted entoloma mushrooms (Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 7, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Aborted entoloma mushrooms (<B>Entoloma abortivum</B>, Clitopilus abortivus, one Armillaria mushroom was found nearby) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-07.htm">December 7, 2019</A>
LinkAborted entoloma mushrooms (Entoloma abortivum, Clitopilus abortivus, one Armillaria mushroom was found nearby) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 7, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA

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