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Spotted Cort - Cortinarius iodes Purple, broadly convex cap with white spots near the center. The gills were attached to the stem, nearly distant, pale purple, and had cinnamon cortina remnants. Short gills were frequent. Stipe was silvery lilac, silvery lilac, it had a rusty ring zone, and white basal mycelium.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground at the base of an oak tree in a mixed forest.<br />
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 Habitat: Growing on the ground at the base of an oak tree in a mixed forest. <br />
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 Habitat: Growing on the ground at the base of an oak tree in a mixed forest. <br />
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Spotted Cort - Cortinarius iodes

Purple, broadly convex cap with white spots near the center. The gills were attached to the stem, nearly distant, pale purple, and had cinnamon cortina remnants. Short gills were frequent. Stipe was silvery lilac, silvery lilac, it had a rusty ring zone, and white basal mycelium.

Habitat: Growing on the ground at the base of an oak tree in a mixed forest.

Spotted Cort - Cortinarius iodes Purple, broadly convex cap with white spots near the center. The gills were attached to the stem, nearly distant, pale purple, and had cinnamon cortina remnants. Short gills were frequent. Stipe was silvery lilac, silvery lilac, it had a rusty ring zone, and white basal mycelium.<br />
<br />
 Habitat: Growing on the ground at the base of an oak tree in a mixed forest. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65113/spotted_cort_-_cortinarius_iodes.html<br />
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 Cortinarius iodes,Geotagged,Spotted cort,Summer,United States,cort,cortinarius,fungus,mushroom,purple,purple mushroom

Spotted Cort - Cortinarius iodes Purple, broadly convex cap with white spots near the center. The gills were attached to the stem, nearly distant, pale purple, and had cinnamon cortina remnants. Short gills were frequent. Stipe was silvery lilac, it had a rusty ring zone, and white basal mycelium.<br />
<br />
 Habitat: Growing on the ground at the base of an oak tree in a mixed forest. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65113/spotted_cort_-_cortinarius_iodes.html<br />
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 Cortinarius iodes,Geotagged,Spotted cort,Summer,United States,cort,cortinarius,fungus,mushroom,purple mushroom

    comments (2)

  1. Stunning! Somehow I absolutely adore purple in nature, it's so uncommon. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks! I agree, purple (and blue) are so nice to find. Posted 4 years ago

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"Cortinarius iodes" is a species of agaric fungus in the family Cortinariaceae. The species range includes the eastern North America, Central America, northern South America, and northern Asia, where it grows on the ground in a mycorrhizal association with deciduous trees.

Similar species: Agaricales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 16, 2018. Captured Aug 16, 2018 10:33 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm