Observation 50348: Laccaria amethystina Cooke

When: 2010-08-01

Collection location: Kalatope wildlife Sanctuary, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India [Click for map]

32.0° 75.0°

Who: Alok Mahendroo (alok)

No specimen available

Growing under the conifers
cap width 1 cm
stipe length 7 cm
Could be Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis… or a variation

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more likely to be your first guess, L. amethystina….
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-09-30 11:01:49 CDT (-0400)

but L. amethystea-occidentalis is quite similar, altho I believe only known from the West Coast of N. America. L. amethystina has round spores, L. a-o has broadly elliptical ones…to the scope you must go for a firm ID.

Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis
By: Alok Mahendroo (alok)
2010-09-30 09:36:31 CDT (-0400)

On the other hand.. I forgot my initial guess that since this particular one was found in the Conifer areas it should be Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis. But I had found exactly similar ones near oak tree areas of Kalatope.. THEY should have been Laccaria amethystina…??

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