Cortinarius austrovenetus – Green Skinhead

(Synonym Dermocybe austroveneta)

On the ground in eucalypt forests. This sturdy agaric is easily recognisable by its green cap, yellow gills, pale yellow stem and rusty-brown spore print. The cap, which can vary from bright yellowish-green to deep bluish-green, is often camouflaged by litter. A cobwebby veil (cortina) covers young gills.

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