Observation 113908: Cortinarius caperatus (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2012-10-19

Collection location: Wharton State Forest, Burlington Co., New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available

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.

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I find them sometimes under Laurel …
By: Steve Roberts (Mushroom World)
2012-10-20 16:40:06 AEDT (+1100)

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