Definition of amethyst deceiver in English:

amethyst deceiver


  • An edible woodland mushroom with a lilac cap and stem, found in both Eurasia and North America.

    Laccaria amethystea, family Tricholomataceae, class Hymenomycetes

    • ‘These Amethyst Deceivers were growing in Beech leaf litter.’
    • ‘I feel inspired to cook risotto as a pre-starter, using chanterelles and several skinny purple amethyst deceivers that my husband found.’
    • ‘The fungi are amethyst deceiver and honey fungus seen in the woods at Purbrook and Jews Ear in Pook Lane.’