Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Hydnangiaceae
Species: Laccaria bicolor (Maire) P.D. Orton
Synonyms: Laccaria laccata var. bicolor
Laccaria proxima var. bicolor
Common Name: Bicoloured Deceiver


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Laccaria bicolorPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Salix herbacea (1)
Picea sitchensis (1)
Pinus contorta (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Montane heath/dwarf forb (2)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (3)
Dead Wood (2)
Larch (Larix) (2)
Soil Mossy (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
August (3)
September (4)
October (1)