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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Cortinariaceae: Cortinarius cinnamomeus (L.) Gray, 1821

Cortinarius cinnamomeus – cinnamon webcap

Synonyms: Agaricus cinnamomeus, Agaricus fucatophyllus, Cortinarius fucatophyllus, Cortinarius malicorius, Dermocybe aurantiaca, Dermocybe cinnamomea, Dermocybe fucatophylla, Dermocybe paludosa, Flammula cinnamomea, Gomphos cinnamomeus.

Common name: cinnamon webcap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cortinarius cinnamomeus, also known as the cinnamon webcap, is a basidiomycete mushroom of the genus Cortinarius. The fungus produces brown fruit bodies with caps up to 6 cm (2.4 in) wide and stems up to 12 cm (4.7 in) long. The closely crowded gills underside the cap are initially yellow before turning brown. Cortinarius cinnamomeus is common in damp places in coniferous forests. It is distributed throughout the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere.

Finnish: Kaneliseitikki, German: Zimtbrauner Hautkopf, Hungarian: Fahéjbarna pókhálósgomba, Lithuanian: Cinamoninis nuosėdis, Polish: Zasłonak cynamonowy, Russian: Паутинник коричный, Swedish: Kanelspindling, Welsh: Cap gweog sinamon.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Top view of cinnamon webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius cinnamomeus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-30.htm">May 30, 2020</A>
LinkTop view of cinnamon webcap mushroom (Cortinarius cinnamomeus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, May 30, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Gills of cinnamon webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius cinnamomeus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-30.htm">May 30, 2020</A>
LinkGills of cinnamon webcap mushroom (Cortinarius cinnamomeus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, May 30, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Cross section of cinnamon webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius cinnamomeus</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-30.htm">May 30, 2020</A>
LinkCross section of cinnamon webcap mushroom (Cortinarius cinnamomeus) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, May 30, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA

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