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Calocybe persicolor   (Pink Lawn Trich)
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 3-5 cm diameter, stem 3-5 cm tall * 0.3-0.8 cm diameter
Edibility
Inedible

Description
A small, fleshy agaric with pink cap and white gills. It often grows on soil in grass in parks and mixed woods; it is less frequent in open grasslands.

Cap convex to umbonate, smooth fleshy and pink coloured. It has a somewhat irregular margin and is covered with whitish dust or bloom. The flesh is white with pink tinge beneath cuticle. Gills are white, crowded, sinuate and notched. Stem pallid similarly colored as the cap. Smooth, fleshy, tapers slightly upwards.

Similar species Calocybe carnea is less dull without the hairy stem base.



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