PURPLE HEART by May Lattanzio

Small (10.8" x 8.0")

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Don’t know what this one is called. Interesting, soft purple color, stout base, and a chevron design under the veil. Grew alone in the front yard. Bayou George, FL, Sony W50.


fungi, mushroom, purple, florida, macro, gills

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...about 2 years ago

    This gorgeous edible is called a Blewitt! Only know from experience with this tasty fellow.

  • Carla! I didn’t know it was edible!

    Drat! Thanks for the ID!

    – May Lattanzio

  • vampvamp
    vampvampabout 2 years ago

  • Flower-Power
    Flower-Powerabout 2 years ago

    Lovely image many congrats on your feature!

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtabout 2 years ago

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64about 2 years ago

    Wonderful close-up!Well done . ..Jozef

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...about 2 years ago

    Just found a couple of these yesterday! Great surprise

    Make sure to submit to our March Features challenge!

  • vigor
    vigorabout 2 years ago

    Love this, I am a big mushroom fan, shoot them whenever I can!

  • Heather Crough
    Heather Croughabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful textures and patterns! Great find,

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