Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Tricholomataceae

Lepista sordida (Fr.) Singer

An uncommon, lilac-brown species, tacky when wet, drying to pale brown. Found in meadows, hedgerows and gardens. Easily confused with Lepista nuda, but has more violaceous colours when fresh and a thinner cap margin

Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1991) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 3, Boletes and Agarics, 1st Part
O'Reilly (2016) Fascinated by Fungi