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Cortinariaceae


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(order Agaricales)

A family of fungi in which the spores in masses appear brownish or rust-coloured. The fruit body characteristically has a fine, cobweb-like cortina when young; the stipe (when present) and pileus are confluent. There are many genera, found mainly on soil, and particularly in woods, where many species form mycorrhizal associations with trees.

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