Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hydnangiaceae

Laccaria purpureobadia  D.A. Reid

A species first discovered in the 1960s and rather similar to Laccaria proxima in macro features. However, its association with birch and smaller spore-size are usually indicative

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Phillips (2006) Mushrooms
Moser (1983) Agarics and Boleti
Knudsen & Vesterholt, editors (2012) Funga Nordica

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