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Cortinarius raphanoides (Pers.) Fr. (a toadstool)

Date 2 October 1998
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 02/10/1998[C]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary under Birch, Oak
Identification Notes: Veil: olivaceous brown (fawn).
Flesh: with hint of vinaceous at top of stipe when young.
Flesh + KOH: slightly darker.
Taste: mild.
Smell: radishy.
Spore print: dark fulvous.
Basidia: 4-spored.
Cheilocystidia: occasionally septate.
Spores: 7.1-7.8/5-5.2µm all very similar in size.


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