Observation 120146: Cortinarius albofragrans Ammirati & M.M. Moser

When: 2012-12-15

Collection location: Village Grove, Orinda, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing under live oaks and valley oaks and Bays.
Caps were sweetly fragrant. there was one small button not yet expanded that I don’t think is the same – It wasn’t fragrant, didn’t have the same swollen base.
The large specimens showed no reaction to KOH

Spores were brown and rough, measured 10 spores in µm
12×7
10×6
11×6
12×6
10×6
12×7
10×6
12×7
10×6
10×6.5
11×6
11×7

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Not sure the small button is the same- It wasn’t fragrant
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I dont think this is the same species- it didnt have a fragrance or have the swollen base to the stipe.

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Based on microscopic features: spores elliptic , rough 10-12µm x 6-7µm

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