Observation 24559: Prunulus purus (Pers.) Murrill (Site ID) (Mycena pura)

When: 2009-08-19

Collection location: Burmis, Alberta, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

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They fade…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-08-20 10:42:43 CDT (-0500)

They are hygrophanous, and the purple color fade in time and moisture levels. They can be quite purple, or they can be just a pale grey, maybe with a hint of pastel purple. There are many people that believe there are a range of species here all getting called M. pura… probably true.

yes
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-08-20 10:34:02 CDT (-0500)

that is what i thought it was…..they seemed to turn pale when it quit raining and the sun came out…..