Cobweb smeared

Cobweb spread (Cortinarius delibutus) Cobweb spread (Cortinarius delibutus) Cobweb spread (Cortinarius delibutus)

Buttered webcap (Cortinarius delibutus)


  • 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 delibutus (Cobweb spread)

Other name: Oiled webcap

Cobweb smeared Description: A hat with a diameter of 3-6 (9) cm, at first hemispherical or convex with a wrapped edge, then convex-outstretched with a wrapped or dropped edge, slimy, bright yellow, ocher yellow, with a darker honey-yellow middle.

Plates of medium frequency, adherent or adherent with a tooth, first bluish-purple, then pale ocher and brownish. The cobweb blanket is whitish, weak, disappearing.

Spore powder, rusty brown.

The leg is 5-10 cm long and 0.5-1 cm in diameter, sometimes thin, long, curved, sometimes even of medium thickness, more often expanded, thickened at the base, mucous, first executed, then hollow, one-color at the top with plates, bluish-purple , whitish, yellowish below with a weak yellow, sometimes reddish fibrous band.

The pulp is of medium fleshiness, yellowish or whitish, without a special smell.

Distribution: Grows from mid-August to late September in coniferous, more often mixed (with oak, spruce) forests, in grass, in small groups and singly, not often, annually.

Rating: Conditionally edible mushroom, used fresh (boil for about 15 minutes, pour the broth) in the second courses.

Cobweb spread (Cortinarius delibutus) Cobweb spread (Cortinarius delibutus) Cobweb spread (Cortinarius delibutus)

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