Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Cortinarius purpurascens (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Cortinarius purpurascens var. largusoides
Cortinarius purpurascens var. purpurascens
Common Name: Bruising Webcap


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cortinarius purpurascens

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (9)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (2)
Beech (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (7)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (1)
October (8)