Mushrooms: Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina (Peck) Gill.

Mushrooms: Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina (Peck) Gill.

Class: Basidiomycetes
Scientific name: Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina (Peck) Gill.

Morphological characteristics

Hat: 2-5 cm, more or less lilac or almost violet, pale, with pale yellowish gray disc, conical then convex, with acute umbo.
Gills: thick, uneven, almost free, pinkish-white, then darker.
Stem: 4-8 x 0.2-0.6 cm, lilac, pale.
Meat: white or slightly yellow, slightly acrid taste, spermatic odor.
spore: ocher-ferruginous.

Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina (Peck) Gill. (photo www.actafungorum.org)

Edibility, habitat and observations

Relationship with the surrounding plant environment: symbiote mushroom.
Gregarious in the deciduous woods, late summer-autumn.
Toxic for the muscarin content.


Video: Inocybe Geophylla II