Observation 121032: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2012-12-13

Collection location: Windy Hill Preserve, Portola Valley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Leslie Flint (Leslie F)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-6% (2)
Recognized by sight: Thought originally it was a gilled bolete, but didn’t match description
12% (2)
Recognized by sight: very heavy membranous veil, thick stipe with orange colors

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Leslie Flint (Leslie F)
2012-12-25 16:29:17 AEDT (+1100)

This had been removed from the ground prior to my finding it. It was the only one there. Ah, a lot to learn

It would help to see
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-12-25 16:24:51 AEDT (+1100)

better pictures of more mushrooms in more stages of development. Also a picture of the potassium hydroxide reaction, and micrographs and measurements of the spores.

What might give you a better idea of species?
By: Leslie Flint (Leslie F)
2012-12-25 16:15:30 AEDT (+1100)

Hi, Just wondering what might make this a more definite ID

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