Observation 113908: Cortinarius caperatus (Pers.) Fr.
When: 2012-10-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The gypsy mushroom is still flourishing strong in the Pine Barens (after all it’s a cortinarius species). They prefer to grow under the dense cover blueberry bushes, but I also found them under pines with no blueberry bushes around. If the growing season were during summer, I would have to wear a hazmat suit to collect them. :-) Actually it’s not that bad here in NJ compared to places like TX, but seed ticks and chiggers a lurking everywhere during the summer months, and I got “bombed” many times by both.

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
I find them sometimes under Laurel …
By: Steve Roberts (Mushroom World)
2012-10-20 01:40:06 CDT (-0400)

Created: 2012-10-20 00:11:43 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-10-20 01:39:02 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 46 times, last viewed: 2017-06-14 07:33:10 CDT (-0400)
Show Log