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Purple "Death Caps"?


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#1 YoshiTrainer

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Posted 20 January 2022 - 08:02 PM

Typically when I come across a mushroom like this, I just consider them "Death Caps" and move along. The colors on this one caught my eye with it's shades of brown and purple. Any guesses what it might be? It was found under one of my fig trees that happens to have purple fruits.

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#2 MushLuvR

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Posted 21 January 2022 - 01:00 PM

Kind of looks like a Marginata Funeral Bell, but then it doesn't.  Got me Stumped that's for sure. 

 

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Posted 21 January 2022 - 04:26 PM

Was it growing on wood / wood debris in the soil? Reminds me of Pluteus sp.?

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Posted 21 January 2022 - 04:48 PM

Old Blewit perhaps......Clitocybe nuda.....

 

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#5 YoshiTrainer

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Posted 21 January 2022 - 05:14 PM

Thank you guys, I will have to look those up for comparison.

Cuboid, it was growing near the base of a fig tree. There is probably some bark, cardboard, grass, rotten fruits and who knows what else.

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Posted 28 January 2022 - 04:32 PM

Armillaria


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