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Lepista saeva (Fr.) P.D. Orton (Field Blewit, Blue Leg)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references to Lepista saeva (Field Blewit, Blue Leg)

Lepista saeva may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
TRICHOLOMATACEAE
(a family of toadstools)
Lepista
(a genus of toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 feeding and other relationships of Lepista saeva (Field Blewit, Blue Leg)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) Field Blewits is a toadstool which grows in troops in grassland, especially where calcareous. It is typically a species of late autumn and can continue through the winter if the weather isn't too severe. It has a smooth brown to grey cap, paler towards the margin and a lilac stem. The gills too are lilac-coloured and the minutely spiny spores are pink.
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