Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Cortinarius saturninus (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus saturninus
Cortinarius cohabitans
Common Name:


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cortinarius saturninusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (3)
Betula (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Quercus (2)
Salix (1)
Salix caprea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (9)
Soil Leaves (4)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (10)