Beautiful In Pink

Rosy Bonnet Mycena rosea

I believe this is Rosy Bonnet (Mycena rosea), very closed related to Mycena Pura, and in fact they may well be one and the same species.

I spotted this beautful pair in the local wood this morning as I went on my first mushroom hunt of the season. Muddy knees indeed!

October 2019 Β© Pete Hillman.

34 thoughts on “Beautiful In Pink

  1. Gorgeous mushrooms graced with a lovely name. Awesome photo, thanks for braving the mud so you could get this wonderful photo!

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  2. Mushrooms are such a fun subject to draw and paint! Do you mind if I try to paint this lovely pair? Thanks Pete! πŸŽ¨πŸ„πŸ˜Š

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    1. Thank you Linda πŸ™‚ I have only seen them once before in my lifetime, and after yesterday I saw some fresh ones again this morning. The colours are quite special.


    1. Thank you Almuth πŸ™‚ They are a beautiful colour, and to get down so low to get the pictures … well one has to make sacrifices lol! πŸ™‚

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    1. Thank you Steve πŸ™‚ I haven’t seen many shrooms this colour here, although there are some blues but I haven’t seen them in a long, long time.

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  3. These wonderful mushrooms are a first for me also! I’ll bet they would be good for dyeing – if only a person found a LOT of them and could sacrifice a few to the dyepot.

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