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Fungi:> Basidiomycota:> Agaricomycetes:> Agaricales:> Hydnangiaceae:> Laccaria.
Hydnangiaceae includes four genera and are found throughout the world but prefers cooler temperatures. They form ectomy-corrhizal relationships with various tree species that have fruit bodies with stipes and caps.
Genus: Laccaria
Laccaria are small pink-to-flesh-coloured or purple mycorrhizal fungi found under both native and exotic trees. These have white spiny spores with basida that are either 2 or 4 spored. The gills are often thick and waxy and usually purple, pinkish, or flesh-coloured. The cap is never slimy, which helps in separating them from the waxy gills.
Laccaria lateritia
Laccaria glabripes Laccaria glabripes
Laccaria glabripes laccaria lilacina
Laccaria masoniae var. masoniae Laccaria masoniae
Laccaria laccata var. pallidifolia Laccaria lateritia
Laccaria violaceoniger Laccaria violaceonigra
Genus: Unidentified
The fungi below are those that I have been unable to identify beyond their genus. This may be due to me not understanding the keys or a species that has not yet been described (named).
Laccaria species Laccaria species
Laccaria fraterna Laccaria species
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