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Cornish Red Data (2009)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.

Entoloma bloxamii - Big Blue Pinkgill

Range & Status

Found as solitary specimens or in trooping groups in unimproved grassland. Two recent Cornish records: cliff pasture at Rosemullion Head (near Mawnan Smith \endash The National Trust) and at Greena Moor (Cornwall Wildlife Trust nature reserve) on unimproved culm pasture (2007). A Biodiversity Action Plan species which is under international threat.


I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.

The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.