Laccaria amethystina II
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|An Amethyst Deceiver or Laccaria amethystina taken in the woodland around my home.|
INFO from http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/gallery/DisplayBlock~bid~6217.asp
Location: North America, Europe
Fungus colour: Violet or purple
Stem type: Simple stem
Flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
Spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
Habitat: Grows in woods on the ground
Cap 1–6cm across, convex to flattened or centrally depressed, deep purplish-lilac when moist drying pale lilac-buff, surface slightly scurfy at centre especially with age.
Stem 40–100 x 5–10mm, concolorous with stem, covered in whitish fibres below but mealy near the apex, base covered in lilac down, passing into the lilac mycelium.
Habitat coniferous or deciduous woods, often with beech.
Season late summer to early winter.
The picture has been slighty cropped, resized & USM'ed.
It was taken using a mini tripod, mirror lockup and timer release.
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A great image, the colours are wonderful, typically autumnal.
Great comp and pov. I think I'll have to keep my eye out for these.
Thanks for posting.
- [2005-10-31 15:30]
Cze¶ć. ¦wietne zdjęcie, bardzo ładne kolory i bardzo dobry kadr.
- [2005-11-01 5:15]
I wanted to say here that I appreciate this beautiful and interesting shot ! Congratulations Emma and thanks for sharing.
PS : the raison of my too short comment is on the forum...
Superb composition excelent photo...
- [2005-11-04 0:45]
Nice fungi and photo. I like its composition, colors and sharpness.
I like the moody colours an the contour with this excellent POV. TFS.