Also known as wood blewit, this type of Lepista is native to Europe. It has a fuzzy blue coloration at the base of its stem, therefore adopting the name Bluefoot. it is similar to the widely cultivated Blewit - Lepista nuda. Beautiful purple-lilac caps. Spore print is white, this one can resemble a Cortinarius (spore print rusty orange) so take a spore prints and no problems! Appr. weight: 5 lb.
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Edibility and Taste: Meaty and sweet with a silky texture.
Grows On: Hardwood leaf compost or composted livestock manure.
Fruiting Temps: Fruits after first freeze and during cold months (30-45F)