Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Cortinarius anomalus (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus anomalus
Cortinarius anomalus f. lepidopus
Cortinarius anomalus forma lepidopus
Cortinarius anomalus var. anomalus
Cortinarius anomalus var. lepidopus
Cortinarius azureovelatus
Cortinarius azureus
Cortinarius epsomiensis
Cortinarius lepidopus
Dermocybe anomala
Dermocybe azurea
Common Name: Variable Webcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cortinarius anomalusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (4)
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Betula (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Tilia (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (12)
Soil Leaves (6)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (5)
October (14)
November (1)