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Cortinarius turgidus Fr. (a webcap)

Date 24 September 2008
OS grid ref SU78
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 0° 50' W
Location Vice County: Oxon, VC23, England
Voucher 24/09/2008[D]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary under Beech
Associated organism: under live tree of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Cap: convex, dry, BFF clay pink to pale fawn; flesh dark with KOH.

Gills: brown.

Stipe: dry, tapering upwards, base whitish, darker upwards to vinaceous buff; flesh slightly dark with KOH.

Veil: white.

Flesh: pale greyish buff.

Smell: fungussy.

Spore print: BFF: fulvous

Spores: narrowly ellipsoid, punctate on surface, almost smooth on outline under x100 objective, 8.5-10.5/5-5.5µm

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