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Another Milkcap?

By flowerpower59
Thanks to those who commented, voted and awarded my last image. I am grateful.
Got down and dirty again today. It's just so beautiful in the woods at this time of year. This was the colour you see (I hope)....dusky pinky violet. It looks much like the last ones (i.e it has gills....I haven't a clue really) which were apparently rufous milkcaps, but a completely different colour and found in different conditions i.e no conifers in sight. Google isn't helping with this one. Ideas anybody?

Tags: Fungi Mushrooms Autumn Woodland Flowers and plants Close up and macro

Voters: JohnDyer, FrancisChiles, bobpaige1 and 54 more

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manicam 16 44 1 Canada
18 Oct 2020 7:27PM
🤩 so rare to see , beautiful floral
Sherman
18 Oct 2020 7:40PM
Great photo. I'm no expert, I could be wrong but I think this could be a waxcap called Ballerina.
viscostatic 14 47 9 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2020 8:55PM
Such a beautiful image. Perhaps an amethyst deceiver?

Phil.
18 Oct 2020 9:25PM

Quote:Perhaps an amethyst deceiver?

You could be right. I see they grow in mixed oak and beech woodland which was where we found it.
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 706 England
18 Oct 2020 9:30PM
Amethyst deceiver was my first thought, as purple fungi are few and far between, then I read Phil's post. The purple does fade when they get older like this.
18 Oct 2020 10:04PM
Beautiful image..Lin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2020 10:23PM
Beautiful composition. Great subject...
Isabel GrinGrin
Robert51 12 7 108 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 8:32AM
A beautiful image under any name.

I hope you like the mod.
chase Plus
15 1.9k 479 England
19 Oct 2020 11:03AM
I suspect an Amethyst Deceiver too Fiona. The caps start concave and go convex with age. Colour fades and the location seems right.
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 1:19PM
A fabulous find Fiona - we had a fungi lover in our club - we couldn't believe some of the coloured fungi he found - so very well done.
KateGrin
20 Oct 2020 9:35AM
Lovely !
Mushroom time here too. Found quite a few ceps already and it's gong to be a fine day tomorrow, so an early start !
David

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