Cortinarius claricolor

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Cortinarius claricolor (Fr.) Fries 1838

This cort has a viscid yellow-brown cap with white fibrils that is darker red-brown at the central and knobbed disc and paler toward the margin. The gills are whtish-cream. The cortina is initially white. The stipe is fibrillose, white and the base is somewhat pointed. The spore print is rust-brown. These mushrooms are mycorrhizal with pines. They appear during August and September. They are in the sub-genera Phlegmacium. Edible assuming you can identify them with precision.

Cortinarius claricolor is in the Cortinariceae family of the Agaricales order.