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Cortinarius erythraeus photographed at Kuitpo Forest South Australia  Australia,Cortinarius Erythraeus,Cortinarius erythraeus,Geotagged,Kuitpo Forest,South Australia,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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''Cortinarius erythraeus'' is a basidiomycete fungus of the genus ''Cortinarius'' native to Australia.

English botanist Miles Joseph Berkeley described this species as a "blood red" mushroom, "clothed with a thick gelatinous coat" in 1845, from the writings and specimens of James Drummond, from the vicinity of the Swan River Colony in Western Australia. The species name is derived from the Ancient Greek word ''erythros'' "red". John Burton Cleland described ''Cortinarius ruber'' in 1928.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Jef braund
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded May 4, 2014. Captured Jun 25, 2012 15:01 in 321 Brookman Rd, Kuitpo SA 5201, Australia.
  • SP600UZ
  • f/4.4
  • 10/250s
  • ISO200
  • 14.3mm