Lilac Bonnet

Mycena pura

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Mycena pura, commonly known as the lilac bonnet, is a species of mushroom in the Mycenaceae family. First called Agaricus prunus in 1794 by Christian Hendrik Persoon, it was assigned its current name in 1871 by German Paul Kummer.Mycena pura is known to bioaccumulate the element boron.

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  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mycena_pura

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