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Cortinarius semisanguineus   (Poison Dye Cort)
Family
Cortinariaceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 2-6 cm diameter, stem 2-10 cm tall * 0.4-1 cm thick
Edibility
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Cortinarius semisanguineus, also known as Poison Dye Cort, is a medium-sized mushroom with a pale brown to an ochre cap, bright blood-red gills and yellowish stem. It grows typically with conifers and birch.

Cap olive- to dark reddish brown, convex to umbonate. Gills blood red, later more reddish rust and adnate, sinuate and fairly crowded. Spores are rusty brown. Stem usually same colour as the cap or paler, smooth, or finely fibrillose like the cap with threadlike remnants of the veil. Stem flesh darker red-brown than cap flesh. The mushroom has no ring.

Cortinarius semisanguineus on the First Nature Web site.
Cortinarius semisanguineus on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy on this website, the information may contain errors and omissions and should not be relied upon and be used as any basis for eating any plants or mushrooms.




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