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mushroom foraging guide Flesh-Brown Blewit

Names

Common: Flesh-Brown Blewit

Latin: Lepista sordida

Edibility

Edibility: edible.

Eating notes: As with other blewits, this should not be eat raw.

Preserving: Can be frozen.

Season

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Description

Cap: size 3-8cm; colour lilac-brown; shape convex, flattening with age; slight umbo.

Gills: colour pinkviolet; sinuate; spacing normal; features intermediates.

Stem: length 4-6cm; width 0.5-0.8cm; colour lilac-grey; shape broadening.

Spores: pink.

Flesh: colour lilac-grey; thin.

Habitat: found in a wide range of habitats growing on rotting vegitation.

Frequency: occasional.