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Cortinarius largus Fr. (a toadstool)

Date 3 October 2001
OS grid ref SU57
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 03/10/2001[A]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary under Beech
Associated organism: under living tree of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Same colony as 27/9/01[F]
Cap: pale "lavender", centre pale "fawn".
Gills: "D" when young.
Stipe: white, bruising streakily cinnamon.
Flesh: "B", mottled pale greyish "fawn", with pale greyish "fawn" line over gill.
Smell: none.
Spore print: orangeish "umber" = dark "fulvous"
Basidia: 4-spored.
Gill edge: fertile.
Spores: 10-11/6-7µm, punctate rough, margin visibly rough, amygdaliform, slighlty limoniform, not lying flat on the slide.

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