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synonyms: Aranysárga pókhálósgomba, Goldgelber Gürtelfuss
Cortinarius gentilis Mushroom
Ref No: 6792
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Cortinarius gentilis2 Mushroom
Ref No: 6927
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Cortinarius gentilis3 Mushroom
Ref No: 6928
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: Rusty brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Cortinarius gentilis (Fr.) Fr. s. s. Cke. Goldgelber Gürtelfuss Aranysárga pókhálósgomba. Cap 1–3cm across, distinctly umbonate, tawny-brown, becoming rust-yellow to yellow-brown finely downy. Stem 50–100 x 3–8mm, concolorous with cap, covered in pale yellow patches of velar remains. Flesh yellow to yellow-brown. Taste mild, smell radish-like when cut. Gills rust-yellow, occasionally olive-brown, later rust-brown. Spore print rust. Spores elliptic, 7.5–9 x 5.5–6.5µ. Habitat acid pine woods. Season late summer to autumn. Rare. Poisonous. Distribution, America and Europe

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Thomas Welborn (United States) - 17 June 2012

Found this growing in Red Rock Canyon State Park, OK. Approximately 125cm in height with a cap approximately 30cm in diameter. Any idea on what this is? I need a descriptor for the image on my website. Image is copyright 2012 holoceneimage.
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 06 November 2010

Gdansk Oliwa.Poland
Cortinarius gentilis 4
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