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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.
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.
The spores are cylindrical with rounded ends and have a smooth surface. They measure 3-7 x 2-3µm.
Calocybe carnea and Rugosomyces carneus are synonyms.
on the Frst nature web site.
on the MushroomExpert.Com web site.
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