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amethyst deceiver

Laccaria amethystina


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


Lake Superior Aug 26th 2012.

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amethyst deceiver
Laccaria amethystina

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Liza5 2 years 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 10 years ago

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

bearattack79 10 years ago

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

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

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

JanelleL.Streed 10 years ago

Gorgeous mushrooms!!

bearattack79 10 years ago

Thanks for the help with this purple mystery mushroom.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

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

Wendy Sherratt Hogan
Wendy Sherratt Hogan 10 years ago

Beautiful, hope someone can identify

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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

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