Name: Cortinarius semisanguineus (Fr.) Gill.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cortinarius semisanguineus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Fr.) Gill.

Citation: Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 484 (1876) [1878]

Deprecated Synonyms: Dermocybe semisanguinea

Misspellings: Dermocybe semisanguineus, Cortinarius semisanguinius


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Cortinariaceae

Genus: Cortinarius

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Cap width 1 to 2 in (2.5 cm to 5 cm)Bell shaped to convex or nearly flat usually with an umbo, ochraceous yellow to cinnamon brown paler toward the margin surface; smooth fibrillose silky rarely breaking up into fine scales

Flesh yellowish white to ochraceous, odor not distinctive, taste mild or bitter

Gills Adnate to notched crowded rusty red to blood red.
Stalk length 1 to 2 1/2 in 2.5 to 6.5 cm more or less equal pale yellow to tawny surface fibrillose partial veil (cortina) sometimes leaving an evanescent web like ring zone on the upper stalk.

Spores 6 to 8 × 3 to 4.5 microns elliptical surface minutely roughened pale brown non amyloid. Spore print is a rusty brown;

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