Leucocortinarius bulbiger    (Alb. & Schwein.:Fr.) Singer 

common name(s) : White Webcap 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Tricholomataceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Dermolomataceae  

synonyms: Armillaria bulbigera, Cortinellus bulbiger, Tricholoma bulbigerum 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Phlegmacium bulbiger, Cortinarius bulbiger)  

edibility : edible

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The cap is pale clay-brown to reddish brown, often with white veil remains at the margin.

its texture is fibrous.

The gills are . The spore print is white. This species is mycorrhizal.

The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 7 cm (between 3 and 12 cm)
  height of stem approximately 8 cm (between 4 and 10 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 13 mm (between 5 and 30 mm)

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

page updated on 14/01/18