Notes:
With the information I have, I am having difficulty separating Laccaria proxima from Laccaria bicolor. I am sticking with L. proxima because the cap is not striated and the mycelia looks white.
I heard that if you put the mushroom under refrigeration it would create a new mycelium. I am going to try that and see if it comes white or violet.

Images

Laccaria Front.JPG
Laccaria top.JPG
Laccaria Front 2.JPG

Proposed Names

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Taking a look at the spores
By: Joe Mat
2017-06-17 06:18:47 BST (+0100)

Thanks Evica.
Taking a look at the spores I see that they are really small:
3.6 – 4.78 X 2.7 – 3.2 smooth nonamyloid. Those measurements would align with your name recommendation.
After some work with Matchmaker, I think it could be Cystodermella cinnabarina.
I hope that’s right.

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