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Cortinarius hinnuleus (Sowerby) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 296 (1838)

Agaricus hinnuleus Sowerby, Col. fig. Engl. Fung. Mushr. (London) 2: tab. 173 (1798)
Lepiota helvola Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 603 (1821)
Cortinarius hinnuleus var. radicata Rob. Henry, Bull. trimest. Soc. mycol. Fr. 57: 19 (1941)

Habitat: On soil, usually associated with Fagus or Quercus spp., in deciduous woodland. Rarely reported with Corylus or Salix spp.

Notes: Apparently widespread and supposedly rather frequent, but the majority of records are unsubstantiated with voucher material.

Distribution: E: !, S: !, W: !, NI: !, ROI: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 79491; Scotland: E00252096; NI: K(M) 81308

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 303
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 331
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Agarics, 3rd part: Cortinariaceae 5: 338 pp. (2000), p. 262, pl. 332
D+I:, in Brandrud et al., Cortinarius Flora Photographica Volume 1 [English version] 1 (1990), pl. A19

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