Phylum: Basidiomycota Family: Hydnangiaceae
Laccaria proxima (Boud.) Pat.
Microscopy helps to separate this species from others in the genus but its more rubust stature, scalier cap and preference for acidic moorland conditions is usually indicative. Found with broadleaf and coniferous trees
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands
Phillips (2006) Mushrooms