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Cortinarius violaceus (L.) Gray (Violet Webcap)

Date 28 October 2013
OS grid ref SU22
Lat/Lon 50° 60' N, 1° 40' W
Location Vice County: South Wilts, VC8, England
Voucher 28/10/2013[E]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary scattering toadstools, singly and in pairs under a single Beech
Associated organism: under live tree of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Cap cuticle: filamentous, clamped, cells with pale purple contents.

Flesh: red with KOH.

Spore print: slightly dark "fulvous"

Basidia 4-spored. Spores: 12-13/(6)7-8µm., rough on outline, more strongly so at apex.

Gills with pleuro- and cheilocystidia.

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