Cortinarius violaceus (4 Photos and Description)

CORTINARIUS violaceus is the darkest purple cort. It has a purple black cuticle, flesh and gills. Purple stem with bulbous base. Rusty-ochre spore print. Not favored for dyeing. Edible, but bitter. In NA grows under conifers primarily.

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Cortinarius violaceus 

Cortinarius purpurescens1020623

Cortinarius violaceus 

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Cortinarius violaceus