MycoKey : the species Laccaria amethystina

Generic short diagnoses: Small to medium-sized, collybioid, robust, ectotrophic agarics with reddish brown, pinkish or lilac colours; spores mostly strongly echinulate, inamyloid.


Laccaria amethystina - DK: violet ametysthat, UK: Amethyst Deceiver

Laccaria amethystina , violet ametysthat, Amethyst Deceiver, ametystsopp, ametistskivling, Amethistzwam, Violetter Lacktrichterling
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-01.240
Laccaria amethystina , violet ametysthat, Amethyst Deceiver, ametystsopp, ametistskivling, Amethistzwam, Violetter Lacktrichterling
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-01.115
Laccaria amethystina , violet ametysthat, Amethyst Deceiver, ametystsopp, ametistskivling, Amethistzwam, Violetter Lacktrichterling
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-98.150

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