Notes: Several were growing in the woodland path. These were striking is that they were lilac colored with rusty red-orange areas on the cap.
Smell when broken as moderate mushroom smell.
Cap – largest – 3.5 inch across. Tacky – wet feel but not slippery, it has rained heavily the night before and some that morning. Lilac colored with orange-rusty-red-brown areas. Satiny smooth to the touch. Irregular shape as shown in the photos. Overall convex shape. Flesh also lavender.
Gills – free, pink-lavender color, crowded.
Stem – rooted in ground among the forest litter. Thicker at base. Stem 3/4" to 1 1/4 " thick. Fibrous, hollowing at center.
Spore print in progress.
Clitocybe nuda (Fr.) H.E. Bigelow & A.H. Sm. on MyCoPortal
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Alternative Name: Lepista nuda (Bull.) Cooke
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Draft For Wild Mushrooms Of The Northeastern United States By Erlon (Private)
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