MUSHROOM WORLD
www.mushroom.world
Your resource for fungi information
Cortinarius collinitus
Family
Cortinariaceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 6-10 cm diameter, stem 7-12 cm tall, 1-2.5 cm thick
Edibility
Inedible

Description
An orange-brown cap, which is convex or has a wavy margin, and a sturdy white stem are good indicators of this species. Both the cap and the white stem are covered in the slimy remains of the veil which is blue-tinged. The mushroom occurs with spruce.

Cap convex to flat in shape, with a sticky, gelatinous surface (in moist conditions). Gills are adnexed, close, and pallid or pale violet in colour. Stem solid, equal, has transverse scaly-looking bands and covered in the slimy remains of the veil which is blue-tinged. The spore print, like most Cortiniarius species, is rusty-brown. Edibility is unknown for this species.

Similar species Cortinarius mucosus.

Cortinarius collinitus on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.




Cookie notice

We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and to show you relevant advertising, as well as to analyze traffic.

Learn more about cookies


WARNING

If you plan to collect fungi to be eaten, misidentified mushrooms can make you sick or kill you. Never eat a mushroom that you are not 100% sure is edible. Use many resources, and be skeptical of your own conclusions. Please consider that many mushrooms take years of experience to identify reliably.

The site takes no responsibility for damage caused by ingesting poisonous mushrooms. If you continue, you agree to view this website under these terms.