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Cortinarius sp.?


Agaric mushrooms. Leathery caps, some flat and others quite twisted. Mostly tan-brown in colour, but some very pale whilst others are orange-yellow. Large exposed gills, mostly orange-yellow. Stipe pale, thin and scaley. Largest specimens approx. 5-6 cms in diameter. Cap shape and gills similar to some Lepista and Hygrocybe species mushrooms I have seen.


Fresh, moist garden mulch. Area in shade for most of the day. Several days of rain.


Cortinarius species Webcap is a long shot, but a starting point non-the-less:

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Neil Ross
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Neil Ross

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Spotted on Jul 19, 2013
Submitted on Jul 19, 2013

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