|location: North America, Europe|
|fungus colour: Yellow, Grey to beige|
|normal size: Less than 5cm|
|cap type: Conical or nearly so|
|stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter|
|flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)|
|spore colour: Rusty brown|
|habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground|
Cortinarius scandens Fr. subgenus Telamonia Cap 1-4cm across, conic, then flat with an umbo; hygrophanous, watery yellow-brown when wet, pale yellowish ochre when dry; smooth. Gills adnexed; pallid yellowish buff then rusty. Stem 60-100 x 2-5mm, equal: creamy colored, a little darker near the base. Flesh yellowish. Odor slight, similar to iodine. Taste mild. Spores broadly ovate, rough, 6-7.5 x 4.25-5µ, quotient 1.46. Deposit rusty brown. Habitat under conifers. Occasional. Found in Europe and northern North America. Season September-October. Not edible.
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