Observation 62093: Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis G.M. Muell.
When: 2011-01-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found growing under conifers (fir). These dried specimens were among Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis and Lactarius xanthogalactus. Also found one Lactarius rubidus nearby. They do not obviously resemble other dried Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis and Lactarius xanthogalactus found nearby.

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By: Len (placeport)
2011-01-12 02:08:46 EST (-0500)

because I highly regard Alan’s observations and because of the proximity of these specimens to more obvious bunches of Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis. The funny thing is that when you look at a batch of these next to a batch of the obvious Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis, they give the strong impression of being a different breed, especially being more reddish everywhere and more wrinkled, ball-shaped dry caps. I have a bunch of each type drying on my cold dry garage floor and will see how they end up.

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-01-11 16:24:41 EST (-0500)

for sure. I see some lavender or lilac in the gills of a few.

Created: 2011-01-11 16:01:58 EST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-01-12 02:04:21 EST (-0500)
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