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amethyst deceiver

Laccaria amethystina

Description:

Lots of these purple beautys on the trail the other day. Thanks for the ID.

Habitat:

Lake Superior Aug 26th 2012.

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amethyst deceiver
Laccaria amethystina


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9 Comments

Liza5
Liza5 12 months ago

I don't think these are Amethyst Deceivers. The first pic shows the stems are bulbous towards the base and in the second two pics, if you look closely, you can see the rust colour at the top of the stem (Amethyst Deceivers have white spores).
I would guess a Webcap, like Cortinarius violaceus, if you look very closely at the second pic, I think there may even be some veil (web) remnants visible?

Great cache bearattack79,congrats and thanks for sharing

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 9 years ago

hmmm I know I would like that trail. Beautiful spotting!

bearattack79
bearattack79 9 years ago

So vibrant! These must have been fresh. Lots on the trail.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, bearattack79. These beautiful purple mushrooms put me in mind of Alice in Wonderland.

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Gorgeous mushrooms!!

bearattack79
bearattack79 9 years ago

Thanks for the help with this purple mystery mushroom.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

beautiful color,,
may be indigo milk cap (Lactarius indigo)

Beautiful, hope someone can identify

bearattack79
Spotted by
bearattack79

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 31, 2012
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012

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