Observation 167908: Cortinarius basirubescens J.B. Cleland & J.R. Harris
When: 2014-06-18

Notes: Small clusters of fungi found in open Eucalyptus forest area growing in soil in grass area near old tree stump. Different stages of maturity were available. The stipes had red colouring near the base area fading to light orange at the pileus. The specimen’s gills were similar in all stages of maturity. The stipes tapered outwards at the bases. The caps had a button like central area and were rolled at the extreme edges.

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Used references: Fungi of Southern Australia by Neale Bougher and Katrina Syme
Red cap and yellow gills; found in Eucalyptus forest.
60% (2)
Used references: A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi by Genevieve Gates and David Ratkowsky
This species also has a red cap and yellow gills. The picture matches.

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