Observation 115189: Cortinarius semisanguineus (Fr.) Gill.

When: 2012-09-01

Collection location: Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra, Russia [Click for map]

60.8899° 68.7007°

Who: Nina Filippova (courlee)

Specimen available

Pine-dwarf shrubs – sphagnum communities of ombrotrophic bog, at hummocks and in depressions, among common sphagna and plants. Related trees: Pinus sylivestris, P. sibirica.
Identification is prior, but it would be interesting to contacts with specialist of this group to work on systematic of cortinaria from ombrotrophic bog in the area.


Basidioma at scale
Pileal surface under lens
Basidioma in field
Basidioma at scale
Basidima in field

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Pileus 2,5-4 cm across, convex, plano-convex with low umbo, medium-fleshed, yellowish-brown under yellow fibrillose cover, becoming dark brown when it’s lost (oac: 734, 735, 769, , some fibrillose-scaly at edge. Lamellae rusty-scarlet. Stipe cylindrical, with some enlarged base, 5-8 cm long, 3-7 mm thick, bright yellow with brownish zones (oac: 708, 716), orangish at base, fibrillose with irregular belts.
Used references: Synopsis to the pdf-version of the Funga Nordica key to Cortinarius.
Based on microscopic features: Spores ellipsoid, verrucose, 6,9(6,4-7,7)x4,4(4-4,7), Q1,58 (2 collections, 22 spores).

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