Observation 8692: Laccaria amethystina Cooke

When: 2008-08-06

Collection location: Manchester Forest, England [Click for map]

Who: Flip (urbanchaos)

No specimen available

mushrooms in need of identification, purple, found at base of tree in a forest

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:07 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘UK Manchester Forest’ to ‘Manchester Forest, England’


purple mushroom at base of tree, needs identification
purple mushroom at base of tree, needs identification

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Recognized by sight: It doesn’t get much more purple than this! The obviously fibrous stipe is also a clue. Take a spore print…should be white or tinged lilac.

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Created: 2008-08-06 21:59:28 BST (+0100)
Last modified: 2010-08-14 03:07:07 BST (+0100)
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