Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Cortinariaceae
Species: Cortinarius variicolor (Pers.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus variicolor
Agaricus variicolor var. nemorensis
Agaricus varius
Cortinarius decolorans
Cortinarius nemorensis
Cortinarius variecolor
Cortinarius variicolor var. marginatus
Cortinarius variicolor var. nemorensis
Cortinarius variicolor var. variicolor
Cortinarius varius
Phlegmacium variicolor var. marginatum
Common Name: Contrary Webcap


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cortinarius variicolor

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (2)
Cedrus libani (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (2)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
September (5)
October (3)