Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Cortinarius hinnuleus (Sowerby) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus hinnuleus
Cortinarius hinnuleus var. radicata
Lepiota helvola
Common Name: Earthy Webcap

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cortinarius hinnuleusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (2)
Quercus ilex (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (4)
October (5)