Edible mushroom Cortinarius violaceus from the family of fungi cortinariaceae has a large hat. Caps young mushrooms have bell-shaped, however, over time it becomes the floor prostrate form. The color of the fungus – purple. At the touch of the surface of the cap is dry. Smell you can barely smell. The height of growth of the fungus is reached about 12-14 cm stem diameter of about 3 cm.
The best time to search for the mushroom Cortinarius violaceus is the end of summer and the end of October.
Mushroom Cortinarius violaceus refers to the red book, because of its rarity. The taste of the mushroom is not very high quality, therefore, to eat or not to eat, here is a question.