Bloodred Webcap - Cortinarius sanguineus

    Description

    Cap is blood red up to 2 inches across and scurfy, the gills are similarly coloured. The stem is also red coloured but more orange towards the base.

    Habitat

    Growing under conifers and broadleaved trees.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain but not particularly common.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map