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Cortinarius delibutus Fr. (Yellow Webcap)

Date 26 September 1999
OS grid ref SU26
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W
Location Vice County: North Wilts, VC7, England
Voucher 26/09/1999[B]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary under Beech
Associated organism: under Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Cap: glutinous
Stipe: slimy below cortina, subclavate.
Gills: at first bluish "vinaceous buff" with "vinaceous grey" line over gill.
Flesh: faintly lilac in top of stipe when young.
Taste: mild.
Smell: slightly radish on cutting.
Spore print: "fulvous".
Spores: 7.5-9/6.5-7µm, subspherical, warty, rough on face and outline sub immers., especially towards the apex.
Gill edge: with a few clavate cells.

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