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Cortinarius subtortus (Pers.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Uppsala): 273 (1838) [1836-1838]

Agaricus subtortus Pers., Syn. meth. fung. (Göttingen) 2: 284 (1801)

Habitat: On soil in coniferous or mixed woodland. British material associated with Betula and Pinus spp.

Notes: Known from Scotland (Easterness). Reported from England (South Hampshire) but unsubstantiated with voucher material.

Distribution: E: ?, S: !

Vouchers: ; Scotland: K(M) 109647

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 291
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 337
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Agarics, 3rd part: Cortinariaceae 5: 338 pp. (2000), p. 202, pl. 243

Conservation Status: Vulnerable (Red Data List, Ing 1992); removed from list (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006)

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