Cortinarius largus Fr., (big-bellied webcap)

27 Sep 2001 at OSGR: SU57 in Berks, England

Record Summaryunder Beech
Found asFruitbody
Date27 September 2001
Associated organismFagus sylvatica
OS grid refOSGR: SU57
Lat/Lon51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Vice CountyBerks, VC no: 22
Voucher27 Sep 2001[F]
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Notes: Same colony as 3/10/01[A]
Cap: pale lilac, bruising "livid vinaceous" or "vinaceous grey", +KOH rust.
Stipe: white to "C", fibrillose, bruising pale "brick" and patchily "brick".
Gills: young gills "D".
Cortina: white.
Flesh: white, becoming tinged very pale "brick" in places, with KOH: "saffron", with NH4OH: slowly yellow ("G")
No blue colouration in young gills, flesh or veil.

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