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Cortinarius malicorius Mushroom
Ref No: 6901
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Cortinarius malicorius2 Mushroom
Ref No: 6905
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Cortinarius malicorius3 Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Brown
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: Rusty brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Cortinarius malicorius Fr. syn. Cortinarius croceofolius Pk. subgenus Dermocybe Cap 2.5-5cm across, hemispherical then broadly convex; brownish cinnamon, margin more yellow; fibrillose to minutely scaly. Gills adnexed; bright orange at first, then bright cinnamon orange. Stem 20-40 x 4-7mm, equator slightly swollen at the base, soon hollow; bright yellow often with reddish area near the base; corona yellow. Flesh yellow. Odor slight. Taste slight. Spores ovoid, rough, 6-7.5 x 4-5, quotient 1.5. Deposit rusty brown. Habitat in coniferous woods. Uncommon. Found in northeastern North America. Season August-September. Not edible.

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