Cortinarius porphyroideus

An unmistakable fungus with its mauve to purple gasteroid fruiting body and white stipe. There are several other species that appear the same and have shared this name. They have now been differentiated and are in the process of being described. Publication of these new species is expected soon. Cap diam: up to 50 mm. Under beech.

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