Lilac-pink, sticky cap that was approximately 7 cm wide. It was dark pinkish-purple in the middle, and lighter pink around the margin of the cap. The margin was slightly inrolled. Gills were white/lilac and were close/crowded. Stem was lilac and white.
Lepista nuda sends out hyphae into the soil, which penetrate bacterial colonies and kill them by sucking up their nutrients.
''Clitocybe nuda'' , is an edible mushroom, found in both coniferous and deciduous woodlands. It is a fairly distinctive mushroom that is widely eaten, though there is some caution about edibility. Nevertheless, it has been cultivated in Britain, the Netherlands and France.