Observation 190694: Laccaria ochropurpurea (Berk.) Peck

When: 2014-10-10

Collection location: Deep River County Park, Hobart, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Reagan (rsned23)

No specimen available

Found at 11:13am.
Growing alone, near an oak tree.
Odor: lavender
Pileus color: grey/beige, with a hint of purple
Pileus size: 6 cm
Pileus grows past the gills and encloses them at the margin.
Pileus surface: shiny, silky
Stipe surface: dull, silky, smooth
Stipe location: central, but grows out at a curved right angle
Gill attachment: attached to collar of stem
margin: not striate, smooth
Pileal shape: plane with slight umbo, broadly convex
Gill margin: even
Gills color: purple
Gills width: 2 mm
Gill spacing at margin: 2/mm
Gill spacing 1/2 way to margin: 3/mm
Lamellae: crisped, at edge turned under
Lamellulae/short gills: 3 tiers
No annulus
Stipe surface: twisted, fibrillose
Stipe shape: solid
Stipe color: grey/beige
Stipe width: 1.2 cm
Stipe length: 10 cm
Stipe base: half way down the stem soft patches of basal mycelia are visible, and soil/leaves stick to it
The inside of the stipe is white/ light brown.

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original habitat at Deep River County Park
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the basal mycelium is shown
the features of the pileus
the large purple gills

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