Cortinarius (Dermocybe) semisanguineus

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Cortinarius (Dermocybe) semisanguineus

16 October 2009 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Flesh

Pale yellow, ochraceous in the stem base

Smell

Radish

Taste

Slightly bitter

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

In birch and pine woods

Spore Print

Rust

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

This fungus is easily recognised by the silky yellow brown cap and blood red gills

Additional Photographs

Cortinarius (Dermocybe) semisanguineus

9 November 2008 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cortinarius (Dermocybe) semisanguineus

November 1999 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin