Cortinarius - cinnabarinus, sanguineus or other?

Please try to include photos to show all parts of the fungus, eg top, stem, and gills.
Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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Cortinarius - cinnabarinus, sanguineus or other?

Post by Batfish » Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:46 pm

Found in mixed woodland in Hampshire/Sussex border, just the pair. Diameter of umbonate cap 5.5cm with distant uneven gills, distant from stipe. Stipe 7cm long and somewhat scaly with different coloured irregular bands ringing the stipe, both specimens peeling as seen in photo. Spore print rusty brown. Acknowledge the difficulty with this family but hoping the stipe pattern, colour and fibrous texture of the cap might be enough to lead to an id. Thanks for looking.
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Re: Cortinarius - cinnabarinus, sanguineus or other?

Post by Batfish » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:16 pm

The literature says rarely found in the south but could it be Cortinarius rubellus?

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Re: Cortinarius - cinnabarinus, sanguineus or other?

Post by Lancashire Lad » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:37 pm

They do have the general looks of C.rubellus. - (My pics below are from a fairly local known site for the species, and samples have been under the microscope).

However, Cortinarius is such a large group that there will inevitably be similar looking species, so I don't think it would be wise to propose a definite species ID without having done microscopy.

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