Public Description of Cortinarius vibratilis (Fr.) Fr.

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Name: Cortinarius vibratilis (Fr.) Fr.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Cortinariaceae


General Description:

Cap: 2-5 cm; convex, becoming broadly convex, nearly flat, or broadly bell-shaped; slimy when fresh; yellow to orangish yellow or nearly orange; the margin usually paler; bald.

Gills: Attached to the stem; close; whitish to yellowish white at first, becoming cinnamon to rusty brown.

Stem: 3-7 cm long; up to about 1 cm thick; usually with a somewhat swollen basal bulb, at least when young; white; covered with a glutinous slime veil when fresh and young, but soon more or less dry, or slimy only at the base; often with rusty fibrils or a faint ring zone.

Flesh: Whitish.

Odor and Taste: Odor not distinctive, or slightly foul. Taste extremely bitter.

Chemical Reactions: KOH negative on cap surface.

Spore Print: Rusty brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores 6-7.5 × 4-5 µ; ellipsoid; very slightly verrucose (appearing almost smooth). Pleuro- and cheilocystidia absent. Pileipellis an ixocutis of clamped, hyaline to ochraceous elements.


Distribution:
widely distributed in North America.

Habitat:

Mycorrhizal with hardwoods and with conifers; often found in mossy, wet places; growing alone or gregariously; fall.


References:

Kuo, M. (2011, December). Cortinarius vibratilis. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/cortinarius_vibratilis.html

http://www.speciesfungorum.org/...


Notes:

Current Name:
Cortinarius vibratilis (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 277 (1838) [1836-1838]

Synonymy:
Agaricus vibratilis Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: 227 (1821)
Cortinarius vibratilis f. velenovskyi Rob. Henry, (1963)
Cortinarius vibratilis (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 277 (1838) [1836-1838] f. vibratilis
Cortinarius vibratilis var. bresadolae Kühner, (1959)
Cortinarius vibratilis var. bresadolae Kühner, Docums Mycol. 20(no. 77): 92 (1989)
Cortinarius vibratilis var. langei Kühner, Docums Mycol. 20(no. 77): 92 (1989)
Cortinarius vibratilis var. langei Kühner, (1959)
Cortinarius vibratilis var. velenovskyi Rob. Henry ex Bidaud, Moënne-Locc. & Reumaux, in Bidaud, Moënne-Loccoz, Reumaux & Henry, Atlas des Cortinaires (Meyzieu) 10: 494 (2000)
Cortinarius vibratilis (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 277 (1838) [1836-1838] var. vibratilis
Myxacium vibratile (Fr.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zerbst): 93 (1871)

Cortinarius amarus Peck (1880), described from the Adirondacks, is listed by Kauffman (1918, 1932) as a synonym of Cortinarius vibratilis—but contemporary study may well discover that Peck’s epithet should be applied to one of eastern North America’s versions of Cortinarius vibratilis.


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