Observation 112056: Cortinarius scaurus (Fr.: Fr.) Fr.

When: 2012-09-21

Collection location: Mount Mitchell, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

Notes:
on ground in hi elevation spruce fir forest.

cooperative ID w/Josh Birkebak (he also looked at spores, but I don’t have that data).

collected by Gabrielle Zeiger.

Images

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Proposed Names

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: brown fibrillose cap, darker in center, pale greenish yellow at edge, green gills when young, lilac at stipe apex. pale yellow context, violet streaked center, reddish on bulb.
Used references: Swiss Series 5, Fungi Nordica.
Based on chemical features: taste mild, no odor.
KOH on cap: dark
on bulb: yellow
on cap context: dark
on bulb context: yellow

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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