Observation 174121: Lepista nuda (Bull.) Cooke
When: 2013-09-16
(49.45856° 75.47511° 839m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Clitociber Nuda (Fr.) Kumm Tricholomataceae, Agaricales.
(Blewit. Lepista nuda. Рядовка фиолетовая, Синюшка, Синявка).

Dull violet mushroom with a convex smooth cap.
Cap: 6-12cm, light brown, pinkish-brown or violet-brown up to dull brownish-violet or grayish-violet, smooth, convex up to broadly convex (the older is the more irregular shape); margin some rolled in. Flesh is lilac-white.
Gills: attached, moderately broad, close, pinkish-white or lilac-white up to dull violet. Odor is weak and pleasant.
Stalk: 4-8cm long, 2-3cm thick and enlarged toward base that is sometimes bulbous, white with mealy surface up to lilac-white, some fibrous for old ones; the cutting is dull lilac and the centre is white or light gray.
Habitat: small groups or clusters scattered or very abundant in pine-tree forest with some birches. Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
September-October (some yeas it appears in June for two weeks as remains of former season).

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