Cortinarius ID?

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Techoten
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Cortinarius ID?

Post by Techoten » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:10 am

Assuming this is a cortinarius (?) do the veil remnants half way up the stem say its Cortinarius torvus, or am I jumping the gun. Thanks
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Re: Cortinarius ID?

Post by Waxcap » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:56 pm

Hi,

yes I think that this is Cortinarius torvus. It's fairly distinctive with the bulbous stipe below the "girdle". I have always found it under Beech and they look like Beech leaves.

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Re: Cortinarius ID?

Post by Techoten » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:17 pm

Thanks for the help.
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Re: Cortinarius ID?

Post by jimhowell » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:16 pm

We found some we thought might be Cortinarius torvus at Ashburnham Woods, East Sussex on 21 August, under Beech. Bulbous, violaceous stipe and violet flesh. Cap light brown with violet tones and a distinctive white ring around the edge.
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