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amethyst deceiver

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Definition of amethyst deceiver in English:


An edible woodland mushroom with a lilac cap and stem, found in both Eurasia and North America.
  • Laccaria amethystea, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • The fungi are amethyst deceiver and honey fungus seen in the woods at Purbrook and Jews Ear in Pook Lane.
  • I feel inspired to cook risotto as a pre-starter, using chanterelles and several skinny purple amethyst deceivers that my husband found.
  • These Amethyst Deceivers were growing in Beech leaf litter.

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