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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Cortinariaceae: Cortinarius semisanguineus (Fr.) Gillet

Cortinarius semisanguineus – surprise webcap

Synonyms: Agaricus cinnamomeus, Cortinarius cinnamomeus, Cortinarius miltinus, Cortinarius phoeniceus, Dermocybe semisanguinea, Flammula cinnamomea.

Common name: surprise webcap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Cortinarius semisanguineus is a medium-sized mushroom with a pale brown to ochre cap, and bright blood-red gills. It belongs to the genus Cortinarius, a group collectively known as webcaps. It is found growing in conifer plantations, and has recently been given the fanciful common name of surprise webcap. In the past it has been called the red-gilled webcap.

Chinese: 半血红丝膜菌, Estonian: Verkjas vöödik, Finnish: Verihelttaseitikki, German: Blutblättriger Hautkopf, Lithuanian: Raudonlakštis nuosėdis, Polish: Zasłonak purpurowoblaszkowy, Russian: Паутинник краснопластинковый, Swedish: Rödskivig kanelspindling, Ukrainian: Павутинник напівкривавий, Welsh: Cap gweog lledwaetgoch.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Underside of surprise webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-23.htm">January 23, 2021</A>
LinkUnderside of surprise webcap mushroom (Cortinarius semisanguineus) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, January 23, 2021
Location on mapsFour Notch Loop Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Gills of surprise webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-23.htm">January 23, 2021</A>
LinkGills of surprise webcap mushroom (Cortinarius semisanguineus) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, January 23, 2021
Location on mapsFour Notch Loop Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Cross section of surprise webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-23.htm">January 23, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of surprise webcap mushroom (Cortinarius semisanguineus) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, January 23, 2021
Location on mapsFour Notch Loop Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Cap of surprise webcap mushroom (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-23.htm">January 23, 2021</A>
LinkCap of surprise webcap mushroom (Cortinarius semisanguineus) on Four Notch Loop Trail of Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, January 23, 2021
Location on mapsFour Notch Loop Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Surprise webcap mushrooms (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>(?)) under pines on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-27.htm">January 27, 2021</A>
LinkSurprise webcap mushrooms (Cortinarius semisanguineus(?)) under pines on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 27, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Underside of surprise webcap mushrooms (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>(?)) under pines on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-27.htm">January 27, 2021</A>
LinkUnderside of surprise webcap mushrooms (Cortinarius semisanguineus(?)) under pines on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 27, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cross section of surprise webcap mushrooms (<B>Cortinarius semisanguineus</B>(?)) under pines on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-27.htm">January 27, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of surprise webcap mushrooms (Cortinarius semisanguineus(?)) under pines on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 27, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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