Purple Cort

Purple Cort Earrings

Edible, but not recommended.

One of the most beautiful species of Cortinarius; the largest genus of mushrooms.

Description – Convex to flat cap has a rough surface and inrolled margin. Cap and stem are deep purple to almost black. Stem has wooly fibrils and a bulbous base.

Habitat – On the ground or next to rotting logs in older coniferous forests and mixed woods. Solitary or in small groups.

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