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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
Poisonous

Description
This smallish agaric has a yellowish tan cap, blood red gills, and yellowish stem not swollen at base. 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 more or less equal, paler than cap with threadlike remnants of veil. Stem flesh darker red-brown than cap flesh. The mushroom has no ring.

Cortinarius semisanguineus on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.



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