Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Cortinariaceae

Cortinarius croceus (Schaeff.) Gray

Saffron Webcap

Mainly found in groups in coniferous woodland, usually in moist areas with mosses. Not uncommon in the right habitat

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Brandrud, et al. (1992) Cortinarius Flora Photographica, Volume 2
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (2000) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 5, Agarics, 3rd Part
Knudsen & Vesterholt, editors (2012) Funga Nordica

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