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.
"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.