Observation 113294: Cortinarius croceus group

When: 2012-10-12

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

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These brownish corts with the mustard green gills…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-10-29 09:41:10 CDT (-0500)

that I find in occasionally large autumn frutings are something that I’ve been calling “croceus group.” I got the name as a result of a post/discussion here at MO a few years back. Although I have been applying the name in broad strokes to my own collections, I wonder how many different species I have encountered, and how closely they are related to one another?

The ones you posted here, Eva, look like a cross between the ones with the typically depressed/umbonate caps and the ones seen in the link below… with long stipes.

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