Gomphidius roseus (Roze spijkerzwam (BE) / Rosy spike-cap (EN) / Rosenroter Schmierling (DE) / Gomphide rose (FR)). A more detailed approach on this "spike-cap" then the more classical image I presented yesterday.
One of the basic steps in mushroom determination is to determine the color of the spores. Sometimes the first impression can be misleading: although this species has bright white gills, the spores are black. When you look realy carefully you can see the black "dust" on the gills in the image, but most of the time a little cotton bud is used to get a sure sample.
Image: Schilde (BE) - 05/10/2010
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