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Baeospora myriadophylla
lavender baeospora

Substrate: Hardwood logs and stumps

Spores: June to October

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: not edible.


not edible.

Identification Notes:

Collybia iocephala is violet, with distant gills, has an unpleasant odor, and grows on the ground. Laccaria amethystine, also ground-dwelling, has thick, distant gills. Mycena lilacifolia, also on wood, has slimy, lilac cap fading to light yellow, gills descending stalk, and nonamyloid spores.

Sources: Trudell, Steve and Joe Ammirati. Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Timber Press, Inc. 2009. Lincoff, Gary. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. Phillips, Roger. Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America. Buffalo, Firefly Books Ltd. 2010.

Accepted Name:
Baeospora myriadophylla (Peck) Singer

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Baeospora myriadophylla in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Baeospora myriadophylla photos.

1 photographs:
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