Mycena pura (Pers.) P. Kumm.
(lilac bonnet)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMycena pura (lilac bonnet)
GenusMycena (a genus of bonnet toadstools)
FamilyMYCENACEAE (bonnt toadstools and their allies)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet) :
1: Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)
7 Oct 1979 OSGR: SU83 51° 0' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - oblique view - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - side views showing gills - lain downImage 3: Fruitbodies - top view - in situImage 4: Cheilocystidia - highly magnifiedImage 5: Pleurocystidium - in gill - highly magnifiedImage 6: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 7: Description
2: Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)
7 Nov 1976 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Caps - oblique view - in situ
3: Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)
31 Oct 1976 OSGR: SU83 51° 10' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
Image 1: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - side view - lain downImage 3: Gill edge showing cheilocystidia - dry - close-up - magnifiedImage 4: Gill edge showing cheilocystidia - dry - magnifiedImage 5: Gills and stipe apex - close-up - enlargedImage 6: Cystidia - highly magnifiedImage 7: Spore - highly magnified
4: Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)
28 Sep 1975 OSGR: SD77 54° 10' N, 2° 20' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - side view - in situImage 2: Caps - oblique view - in situ - enlarged
5: Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)
13 Oct 1974 OSGR: SU97 51° 30' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Collection

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)

Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Mycena pura (Lilac Bonnet)
A small lilac or pink toadstool smelling of radish. The toadstool is quite variable and a number of colour varieties have been described, some of which are often treated as species. It is poisonous containing 'Muscarine', the chemical originally thought to be the poisonous principle in Amanita muscaria. The species is very common throughout the British Isles in all types of woodland especially Fagus and is occasionally found in grassland.
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