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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Cortinariaceae: Cortinarius mucosus (Bull.) J. Kickx f., 1867

Cortinarius mucosus – Orange webcap

Synonyms: Agaricus mucosus, Cortinarius collinitus, Myxacium mucosum.

Common name: orange webcap.

Russian name: Pautinnik slizistyy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cortinarius mucosus, commonly known as the orange webcap or the slimy cortinarius, is a species of mushroom in the family Cortinariaceae. In North America, the species is more commonly associated with northern coniferous forests. The specific epithet is derived from the Latin word mucosus, meaning mucus.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Slimy orange webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius mucosus</B>) growing in Yagel (Cladonia sp.) lichens west from Kannelyarvi, 40 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2012-08-07.htm">August 7, 2012</A>
LinkSlimy orange webcap mushroom (Cortinarius mucosus) growing in Yagel (Cladonia sp.) lichens west from Kannelyarvi, 40 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 7, 2012
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Выборгский район
Orange webcap mushrooms (slimy cortinarius, <B>Cortinarius mucosus</B>) in Lembolovo, 35 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-08-31.htm">August 31, 2016</A>
LinkOrange webcap mushrooms (slimy cortinarius, Cortinarius mucosus) in Lembolovo, 35 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 31, 2016
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Куйвозовское сельское поселение
Orange (slimy) webcap mushrooms (<B>Cortinarius mucosus</B>) in Posiolok near Vyritsa, south from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-10-16.htm">October 16, 2016</A>
LinkOrange (slimy) webcap mushrooms (Cortinarius mucosus) in Posiolok near Vyritsa, south from Saint Petersburg, Russia, October 16, 2016
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Гатчинский район, Сиверское городское поселение

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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