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Blood- Red Webcap (Cortinarius sanguineus), Mycobee Library No.61

Updated: Feb 26, 2023

Scientific name: Cortinarius sanguineus

English name: Blood- Red Webcap

Polish name: Zasłoniak krwisty

C. sanguineus grows in conifer woodlands in autumn. It is not edible mushroom.

Its pigment can be used as a dye for wool, rendering it shades of pink, purple or red.