Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Cortinarius hemitrichus (Pers.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus hemitrichus
Common Name: Frosty Webcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cortinarius hemitrichusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (10)
Betula pendula (4)
Betula pubescens (2)
Larix (2)
Beech (2)
Betula jacquemontii (1)
Pinus (1)
Quercus (1)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Woodland (2)
Built-up areas (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (10)
Soil Grassy (6)
Soil Leaves (4)
Moss (1)
Needles (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (2)
September (9)
October (17)
November (2)