Wood Blewit

Wood Blewit

Observation - Wood Blewit - UK and Ireland. Description: Large fleshy lilac-coloured mushroom growing in grass near conifers in the park. Cap 12 cm across, slightly concave with wavy margin, lilac/brown at centre, bluish-lilac nearer margin, a chunk has been broken off revealing pale flesh. Pale lilac gills. St

Large fleshy lilac-coloured mushroom growing in grass near conifers in the park. Cap 12 cm across, slightly concave with wavy margin, lilac/brown at centre, bluish-lilac nearer margin, a chunk has been broken off revealing pale flesh. Pale lilac gills. Stem 5 cm long, 1.5 cm diameter, fibrous pattern, wider towards base. Spore print pinky-beige, spores ellipsoid, 6-8 x 4-5 microns.