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Cortinarius limonius (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 296 (1838) [1836-1838]

Cortinarius callisteus sensu Dennis, Orton & Hora [TBMS 43(Suppl.), 1960]
Agaricus limonius Fr., Observ. mycol. (Leipzig) 2: 56 (1818)

Habitat: On soil in coniferous woodland, usually associated with Pinus sylvestris and often in wet or boggy areas.

Notes: Known from scattered sites in Scotland and recently collected in Wales (Caernarvonshire).

Distribution: S: !, W: !

Vouchers: ; Scotland: K(M) 17928; Wales: K(M) 90190

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 287
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Agarics, 3rd part: Cortinariaceae 5: 338 pp. (2000), p. 156, pl. 173
D+I:, in Brandrud et al., Cortinarius Flora Photographica Volume 2 [English version] 2 (1992), pl. B34

Conservation Status: Vulnerable (Red Data List, Ing 1992); Near Threatened (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006)

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