Amethyst Deceiver

Common Name Amethyst Deceiver
Scientific Name Laccaria amethystea
Family Tricholoma Fungi
Interest
2
Description A distinctive mauve fungus found in shaded woods, both deciduous and coniferous; especially associated with beech. 
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
11-11-11 Amethyst Deceiver (Laccaria amethystea)
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Sandford Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Wareham Forest (Northport Heath)

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Arne Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Upton Country Park

BCP Council
4
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Arne Nature Reserve Present
Sandford Heath National Nature Reserve Present
Upton Country Park Present
Wareham Forest (Northport Heath) Present