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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Mycenaceae: Mycena pura (Pers.) P.Kumm.

Mycena pura – lilac bonnet

Synonyms: Agaricus ianthinus, Agaricus janthinus, Agaricus pseudopurus, Agaricus purpureus, Agaricus purus, Gymnopus purus, Merulius purpureus, Mycena ianthina, Mycena janthina, Mycena marplatense, Mycena pseudopura, Mycenula pura, Poromycena pseudopura, Prunulus purus.

Common name: lilac bonnet.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Mycena pura, commonly known as the lilac bonnet, is a species of mushroom in the family Mycenaceae. First called Agaricus prunus in 1794 by Christian Hendrik Persoon, it was assigned its current name in 1871 by German Paul Kummer. Mycena pura is known to bioaccumulate the element boron.

Chinese: 潔小菇, Czech: Helmovka ředkvičková, Dutch: Gewoon elfenschermpje, Finnish: Sinipunahiippo, French: Mycène pur, German: Gemeiner Rettich-Helmling, Hungarian: Retekszagú kígyógomba, Lithuanian: Dvokiančioji šalmabudė, Polish: Grzybówka fioletowawa, Romanian: Ridichioare, Swedish: Rättikhätta, Ukrainian: Міцена чиста.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Close up of lilac bonnet mushrooms (<B>Mycena pura</B>) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-16.htm">December 16, 2018</A>
LinkClose up of lilac bonnet mushrooms (Mycena pura) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, December 16, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Lilac bonnet mushrooms (<B>Mycena pura</B>) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-16.htm">December 16, 2018</A>
LinkLilac bonnet mushrooms (Mycena pura) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, December 16, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Group of lilac bonnet mushrooms (<B>Mycena pura</B>) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-16.htm">December 16, 2018</A>
LinkGroup of lilac bonnet mushrooms (Mycena pura) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, December 16, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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