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Amethyst deceiver

Laccaria amethystina


Laccaria amethystina, commonly known as the amethyst deceiver, is a small brightly colored mushroom, that grows in deciduous as well as coniferous forests. It was found growing on the forest floor, in Pelion mountain, Greece.

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Dear Michael Strydom, the scientific name suits the species perfectly!

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom a week ago

Love the purple.. Very nice.

Dear Mark, It's a small mushroom species in splendid color!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a week ago


Θεσσαλία - Στερεά Ελλάδα, Greece

Lat: 39.42, Long: 23.10

Spotted on Oct 14, 2018
Submitted on Jan 8, 2019

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