Cortinarius limonius    (Fr.:Fr.) Fr. 

common name(s) : Sunset Webcap 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Cortinariaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Cortinariales/Cortinariaceae/Cortinarieae [sub-genus:Cortinarius section:Leprocybe ]  

synonyms: Leprocybe limonius 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Telamonia limonia)  

edibility : discard

potential confusions with  Cortinarius limonius toxicity of Cortinarius limonius genus Cortinarius  

The cap is orange yellow to orange brown, slightly hygrophanous and drying pale lemon yellow in the centre.

its texture is fibrous.

The gills are . The spore print is rusty brown. This species is mycorrhizal.

The fruiting period takes place from September to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 6 cm (between 2 and 10 cm)
  height of stem approximately 8 cm (between 3 and 13 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 15 mm (between 8 and 20 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Cortinarius limonius is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18