Observation 149000: Laccaria amethystina Cooke
When: 2013-08-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Small (cap ~1 cm) thick open gilled violet mushroom growing (coincidentally?) in Canada Goose poop within 6" vertically of lake’s edge.

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Laccaria amethystina
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-10-17 19:16:46 PDT (-0700)

also occurs with oaks and possibly conifers.

well, maybe
By: peterichards
2013-10-17 18:59:42 PDT (-0700)

L. amethystina is reported in a Wikipedia article as being mycorizal with beech. There are beech on the island, but not anywhere near this occurrence.

Created: 2013-10-17 14:16:16 PDT (-0700)
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