Public Description of Cortinarius alboviolaceus (Pers.) Fr.

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Name: Cortinarius alboviolaceus (Pers.) Fr.
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Cortinariaceae

General Description:

widely distributed


Under broad leaf trees and in mixed woods

Look Alikes:

Many Cortinarius species have similar colors.


Current Name:
Cortinarius alboviolaceus (Pers.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 280 (1838) [1836-1838]

Agaricus alboviolaceus Pers., Syn. meth. fung. (Göttingen) 2: 286 (1801)
Cortinarius alboviolaceus (Pers.) Fr., (1838) var. alboviolaceus
Inoloma alboviolaceum (Pers.) Wünsche, Die Pilze: 127 (1877)

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)