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The common name for the fruit body of Laccaria laccata, which is notoriously variable in colour, size, and shape. Typically, it is reddish-brown with thick, well-spaced, flesh-coloured gills. The spore print is white. The base of the stipe bears short, white, woolly hairs. It is very common in woodland and heathland from summer to winter.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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