Observation 145285: Laccaria ochropurpurea (Berk.) Peck

When: 2013-09-12

Collection location: Pembroke, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On clay/gravel substrate under red oak. Cap up to 10 cm, convex then upturned, pink buff. Gills thick, purple, attached. Stem color of cap, scurfy, up to 10 cm. × 2-4 cm., solid, tough. Cap and stem purplish in button to whitish in old FB’s. White mycelia at base. Mild odor and taste. White spore deposit.

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora and Audobon Guide by Gary Lincoff

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Created: 2013-09-12 10:01:23 PDT (-0700)
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