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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hydnangiaceae: Laccaria bicolor (Maire) P.D. Orton, 1960

Laccaria bicolor – Bicoloured deceiver

Synonyms: Laccaria laccata, Laccaria proxima.

Common name: bicoloured deceiver.

Russian name: Lakovitsa dvukhtsvetnaya.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Laccaria bicolor is a small tan-colored mushroom with lilac gills. It is edible, but not palatable, and grows in mixed birch and pine woods. It is found in the temperate zones of the globe, in late summer and autumn. L. bicolor is an ectomycorrhizal fungus used as a soil inoculant in agriculture and horticulture.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Deceiver mushrooms <B>Laccaria bicolor</B>(?) in swampy area in Sosnovka Park. Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-06.htm">September 6, 2016</A>
LinkDeceiver mushrooms Laccaria bicolor(?) in swampy area in Sosnovka Park. Saint Petersburg, Russia, September 6, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Выборгский район, парк Сосновка


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