Cortinarius turgidus Fr., (a webcap)

24 Sep 2008 at OSGR: SU78 in Oxon, England

Record Summaryunder Beech
Found asFruitbody
Date24 September 2008
Associated organismFagus sylvatica
OS grid refOSGR: SU78
Lat/Lon51° 30' N, 0° 50' W
Vice CountyOxon, VC no: 23
Voucher24 Sep 2008[D]
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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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