Cortinarius alboviolaceus (2 Photos and Description)

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Cortinarius alboviolaceus, a common core in our region and Lepista nuda (Clitocybe nuda): Cortinarius alboviolaceus has a dry cap, bulbous base, rusty brown spore print, but you won’t see this till mushroom matures sufficiently. In early stages, might see a cortina or evidence of one on stipe. Also resembles Laccaria purpurea, which has a white spore print. Not recommended.

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