Steel-blue entoloma, Entoloma nitidum Quél.
Cap: 3-5 cm diameter, often broadly umbonate; steel-blue color.
Gills: at first white, later developing pink tinge.
Stem: striped with blue fibers on a white base; turning brown with age.
Spore print: light pink.
Habit and habitat: grows singly or in small groups in deciduous woods; more common at high altitudes. Summer to autumn.
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