Cortinarius castaneodiscus (Horak) Garnier

A smaller species, its colour can vary from a yellowish brown to darker golden brown with a dark brown-umber papillate centre to the cap. The margin is usually striate. The cap is viscid but can seem glutinous in wet conditions. Cap diam: 15–30 mm. Under beech.

Given the right conditions, this species can appear glutinous. This photo was taken between showers.

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