Bloodred Webcap - Cortinarius sanguineus


    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.

    Identification difficulty

    Growing under conifers and broadleaved trees.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain but not particularly common.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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