Deceiver  (Laccaria laccata)



Eating notes: Discard the tough stems. Best mixed with other mushrooms as the flavour isn't strong.

Preserving: Dries easily. 




Cap: 2-4cm Typically tawny brown, but vary variable. Delevops wavy margin or groved.

Gills: Very widely spaced, powdery. Adnexed or slightly decurrent.

Stem: 4-8cm tough and fibrous. Same colour as cap.

Spores: White

Flesh: Thin and slightly paler than the cap.

Habitat: In troups in woodland

Frequency: Very Common

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