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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Cortinariaceae: Cortinarius purpurascens Fr., 1838

Cortinarius purpurascens – Bruising webcap

Synonyms: Agaricus purpurascens, Agaricus subpurpurascens, Cortinarius subpurpurascens, Phlegmacium purpurascens.

Common name: bruising webcap.

Russian name: Pautinnik bagryanyy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cortinarius purpurascens, also known as the bruising webcap, is a basidiomycete mushroom of the genus Cortinarius. The fruit bodies grow in groups on the ground in coniferous forests, throughout the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere, including Europe and North America.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Bruising webcap mushrooms (<B>Cortinarius purpurascens</B>) between Orekhovo and Lembolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-28.htm">September 28, 2016</A>
LinkBruising webcap mushrooms (Cortinarius purpurascens) between Orekhovo and Lembolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Leningradskaya oblast', Russia


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