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Cortinarius largus Fr. (a toadstool)

Date 14 October 1999
OS grid ref SU46
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 14/10/1999[D]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary under Grey Sallow on gravel bank beside pool
Associated organism: under Salix cinerea
Identification Notes: Cap: viscid; buff; often strongly bluish, esp. towards margin.
Veil: white.
Stipe: with viscid flocci below, clavate.
Cap flesh: slowly yellow with 50% NH4OH.
Cuticle: tase mild.
Spore print: dark "fulvous" = pale "snuff brown"
Spores: 9.5-11/5.5-6.5µm, rough.
Basidia: 4-spored.
Gill edge fertile and without cheilocystidia.

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