Species: Cortinarius sp. Go Back
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The smallest of the purple Cortinarius that I have found with a salefound on the cap been much finer to almost silky. Also haveing mauh smaller spores then C. carneipallidus and C. kioloensis the othe two NZ spesces. Resently the DNA has been looked at and this showed its not to be a named species.

 
Common name: None
Found: Leptospermum Bush
Substrate: Ground
Spore: Brown
Height: 80 mm
Width: 50 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Cortinarius atroviolaceusScale bar 
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  Scale = 12 mm.
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Cortinarius atroviolaceusScale bar  
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  Scale = 12 mm.
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Cortinarius atroviolaceusScale bar  
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  Scale = 12 mm.
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Cortinarius atroviolaceusScale bar  
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  Scale = 10 mm.
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