|Cortinarius multiformis (Fr.) Fr.|
The cap is tawny yellowish-ochre to reddish, convex then expanded; its margin is smooth. The cap surface is smooth, viscid (when young).The stem is whitish then ochre, becoming yellow when bruised, bulbous, more or less marginate. The flesh is white, turning yellow, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is faint, then honey-like; its texture is fibrous. The gills are white, then tawny and finally rusty red, adnate . The spore print is rusty. This species is mycorrhizal. It grows on the ground, in broad-leaved and coniferous woods. The fruiting period takes place from September to November.
Distinctive features : Cap ochre to reddish-brown, without purple shades; odour of honey; white stem with a slightly ridged bulbous base; white gills in young specimens; white flesh
Cortinarius multiformis is quite rare and scattered in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking .
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