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Cortinarius iodeoides

Description:

purple mushroom

Habitat:

woods

Notes:

I believe this is a Cortinarius iodeoides.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Blue Milk Mushroom
Lactarius indigo


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4 Comments

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 8 years ago

Try to key it out using the genus Cortinarius!

CorduneanuVlad
CorduneanuVlad 8 years ago

I think that Lepista nuda has a more redish-purple color to it and Lactarius indigo has another shape. This leads me to think that this is Cortinarius violaceus.

KakyoinNoriaki
KakyoinNoriaki 8 years ago

COOL¡¡¡

I think it needs a shot of the underside (and maybe even a microscope) to identify it. It could be a purple Cortinarius species. I'm not sure whether Lepista nuda ever has this shade of purple but I guess it could be that also?

ChicaMc
Spotted by
ChicaMc

Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2012
Submitted on Oct 2, 2012

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