Observation 12430: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2008-10-11

Collection location: Larch Mountain, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

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Some Cortinarius I can put names on. This is not one of them. Pleaes be my guest. Found in a predominantly Western hemlock forest at about 2300 feet elevation.

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Looks more like Cortinarius…
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2008-10-12 21:38:46 PDT (-0700)

…but one can never know without more analysis. Here again, we need to know what the odor of the fresh material was. Hebeloma tends to have a distinct odor of radishes.

Might be Hebeloma
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-10-12 19:59:29 PDT (-0700)

Might also be Hebeloma, it has the look, there are a few with veils also. Good luck on putting a name on it.

Created: 2008-10-12 19:13:56 PDT (-0700)
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