Amethyst Deceiver

Name: Amethyst Deceiver

Scientific name: Laccaria amethystea

Category: Fungi

Nature Stars: 60

What are nature stars?

About: Grows in woodlands.

How to identify: A fairly small toadstool, beautifully purple in colour.

Where: Widespread.

Fantastic fact: Edible, but not tasty.

Photograph credit: Marjolein Vegers


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