Observation 120163: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2012-12-16
No herbarium specimen

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thanks Debbie…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-12-16 14:40:00 PST (-0800)

i’m pretty sure an id attempt would be futile.
there are no good keys for my area and i’m pretty sure this is undescribed.
i’ll update the observation with clearer photos in a moment.

sandy pine habitat…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-12-16 14:34:50 PST (-0800)

and looks like it had purple gills when young.

can you find more younger material?

for decent cort IDs you need young material (gill color, esp.), odor, taste and KOH tests: on cap, cap context and stipe context. then you need good keys for your area!

good luck, cort ID is a challenge. ;)

habitat…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-12-16 10:38:57 PST (-0800)

in a mixed forest.
this particular area had a lot of pine and was recently burned.

Habitat & Ecology
By: lightworkerpeace (gsharpnolack)
2012-12-16 10:28:34 PST (-0800)

Hi! This is a cool find, especially if it’s on the ocean shore?

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