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Inocybe griseolilacina.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Grauvioletter Risspilz, Inocbye gris-lilas, Lilac Leg Fibrecap, Lilásbarna susulyka
Inocybe griseolilacina Mushroom
Ref No: 8640
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Inocybe griseolilacina2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8641
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Yellow, Violet or purple, Brown
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Conical or nearly so
stem type: Bulbous base of stem, Simple stem
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Inocybe griseolilacina Lange. Grauvioletter Risspilz, Inocbye gris-lilas, Lilac Leg Fibrecap, Lilásbarna susulyka. Cap 1.5–2.5cm across, conico-covex at first then expanded and umbonate, ochre-brown with violet tinges when young, particularly at the centre, covered in small shaggy scales. Stem 30–70 x 2–4mm, pale lilac when young later brown, densely covered in white cottony fibres, slightly swollen at the base. Flesh lilac when young becoming dirty white or brownish with age. Taste mild, smell strongly mealy. Gills adnate, white at first then snuff-brown. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia thick-walled, fusoid with apical encrustation, hyaline. Spore print snuff-brown. Spores ellipsoid to almond-shaped, 8.5–11 x 5–6µ. Habitat deciduous woods and roadsides. Season autumn. Uncommon. Not edible most Inocybes have been found to contain toxins. Distribution, America and Europe.

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