Cortinarius (Telamonia) hinnuloides

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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Cortinarius (Telamonia) hinnuloides Rob. Henry (illustrated 50% life size) Cap 3–5cm across, conical, expanding to convex; hygrophanous, pale straw-ochre when dry, reddish-yellow and mottled when wet. Stem 30–60×5–11mm, straw-ochre. Flesh ochre, brownish with age; taste mild, smell pleasant, like orange-blossom. Gills distant; dull rusty brown. Spores 7–8.5×5–5.7¼, pip-shaped. Spore print rusty brown. Habitat in mixed woods; early autumn. Very rare. Not edible.