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Cortinarius amoenolens.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Buchen-Klumpfuss
Cortinarius amoenolens Mushroom
Ref No: 6729
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location: Europe
fungus colour: Yellow, Green
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Bulbous base of stem
flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky
habitat: Grows in woods

Cortinarius (Phlegmacium) amoenolens Henry ex Orton syn. C. cyanopus (Secr.) Fr. s. Lange Buchen-Klumpfuss Cap 313cm across, convex or obtuse, straw-yellow to ochre sometimes with an olivaceous or tawny flush, margin inrolled and often covered in remains of veil or cortina. Stem 45140 x 1022mm, bulb immarginate or rounded marginate (1545mm across), violaceous at first fading to whitish, bulb covered in ochraceous patches of the veil; cortina whitish to violaceous. Flesh whitish in cap and bulb, intensely violaceous in stem, especially at apex. Taste: flesh mild, cap cuticle bitter, smell fruity, like plums. Gills deep violet when young then clay, never rusty. Spore print rust. Spores lemon-shaped and distinctly roughened, 912 x 5.57. Habitat beech woods, usually on chalk. Season autumn. Occasional. Edibility suspect -avoid. Found In Europe.

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