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
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Description
Calocybe persicolor is a small pink-capped mushroom with white gills that grows in lawns and meadows from spring to autumn. It is less frequently found 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 a pink tinge beneath the cuticle. Gills are white, crowded, sinuate and notched. Stem pallid similarly colored as the cap. Smooth, and fleshy, tapers slightly upwards. It has no ring. Spore print pale cream or white.

Microscopic Features: The spores are cylindrical with rounded ends and have a smooth surface. They measure 3-7 x 2-3┬Ám.

Synonyms: Calocybe carnea and Rugosomyces carneus are synonyms.

Rugosomyces carneus on the Frst nature web site.
Calocybe carnea on the MushroomExpert.Com web site.

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