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Observed: 11th October 2011 By: PamBarrettPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Martincito's picture

Looks a bit like

Looks a bit like which I thought might be L. rufus, though miked disagreed...

miked's picture

DOn't think this is a

DOn't think this is a lactarius either, wold be helpful if the person observing had checked by breaking a little bit whcih should produce milk if its a lactarius.
might be a collybia but far from sure, suspect there are a number of other possibilities.
It also looks rather burnt out in the photo, is the colour accurate, looks somewhat pinkish

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It was quite pink - a very

It was quite pink - a very washed out pink. But the odd shaped one was more under a bank, and had a much darker top. I did break a piece off. It was brittle but did not produce milk. It also had a delicious mushroomy smell.

miked's picture

might suggest something like

might suggest something like lepista sordida but don't have any confidence in this, also possible that its two different species in top and bottom row of photos.