Cobweb orange

Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus) Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus) Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus)

Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Cortinariaceae (Spiderwebs)
  • Genus: Cortinarius (Webcap)
  • Species: Cortinarius armeniacus (Orange webcap)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Cobweb apricot yellow

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Cobweb apricot yellow

Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus)

Orange webcap (lat.Cortinarius armeniacus) is a species of mushrooms belonging to the genus Cortinarius of the Cortinariaceae family.

Description: A hat with a diameter of 3-8 cm, first convex, then convex-outstretched with a lowered wavy edge, prostrate with a wide low tubercle, with an uneven surface, hygrophane, slightly sticky, bright brown-yellow in damp weather, orange-brown with a light edge from silky-white fibers the bedspread, to dry – ocher-yellow, orange-ocher.

Plates: frequent, wide, adherent with a tooth, first yellow-brown, then brownish, rusty-brown.

The spore powder is brown.

The leg is 6-10 cm long and 1-1.5 cm in diameter, cylindrical, widened towards the base, with a weakly expressed nodule, dense, silky, white, with faintly visible silky-white belts.

The pulp is thick, dense, whitish or yellowish, without any special smell.

Distribution: Orange webcap lives from mid-August to late September in coniferous forests (pine and spruce), rarely

Evaluation: Orange spider web is considered a conditionally edible mushroom, used fresh (boiling for about 15-20 minutes).

Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus) Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus) Orange webcap (Cortinarius armeniacus)

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