Observation 193065: Laccaria ochropurpurea (Berk.) Peck
When: 2014-10-03
Who: brico2223
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Location: Valparaiso, Indiana
Habitat: backyard of a friend’s house
Habit: grassy area
Pileus Size: 3.7 cm
Pileus Color: purple when picked, changed color to a light tan when brought to lab
Pileus Surface: dry, dull
Pileal Surface: squamulose
Pileus Margin: uplifted
Pileal Shape: slightly depressed
Gill Attachment: adnexed
Gill Margin: eroded and concolorous
Gills/Lamellae: >1 mm apart ½ way to margin and about 2 mm apart at margin (more widely spaced)
Odor/Taste: not distinctive
Latex: N/A
Gill Color: light purple
Gill Length: 0.8 cm
Location of Stipe: eccentric
Stipe Surface: squamulose
Annulus: no annulus
Stipe Shape: clavate with a bulbous base
Stipe Content: solid
Stipe Color: whitish to gray
Stipe Length: 2.7 cm
Stipe Width: 2.2 cm at base
Stipe Base: mycelial pad when pulled for the ground
Volva Type: no volva

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Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest

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