|Cortinarius glaucopus (Schaeff.:Fr.) Fr.|
The cap is brownish ochre. The cap surface is smooth, viscid or sticky.The stem is bulbous, without ring, with a cortina. The flesh is blue-white, unchanging; the odour is weak, mealy; its texture is fibrous. The gills are adnate, crowded . The spore print is rusty brown. This species is mycorrhizal. It grows on the ground, in mixed or coniferous woods, on a rather calcareous soil, with spruce. The fruiting period takes place from August to November.
Chemical tests : negative reaction to potash.
Distinctive features : reddish-brown cap, with green shades; violet-blue gills when young; pale blue (especially at the apex) to yellow stem
Cortinarius glaucopus is rare and confined in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking .
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