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Amethyst Deceiver Mushroom

Laccaria amethystina

Description:

Purple mushrooms. Is a small brightly colored, edible mushroom, that grows in deciduous as well as coniferous forests. Because its bright amethyst coloration fades with age and weathering, it becomes difficult to identify, hence the common name ‘Deceiver’.

Habitat:

Woods.

1 Species ID Suggestions

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 10 years ago
amethyst deceiver
laccaria amethystina Laccaria amethystina


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1 Comment

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Thanks, Alex!

The MnMs
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Grez-Doiceau, Région wallonne, Belgium

Spotted on Oct 30, 2011
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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