Observation 12808: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2008-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I was prepared to call this a Lepista nuda or close relative, until I saw the photos which shows either a cobweb or a remnant of a cortina, and the base of the stipe still has cottony remnants of a cortina, so is probably Cortinarius.

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Recognized by sight
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: dude, where’s my rusty brown spore drop on this mature mushroom? could the “cobwebs” be mycelia or, gosh, cobwebs? or mold? what did it smell like? I think that your first impression was the correct one.

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Created: 2008-10-17 22:36:06 PDT (-0700)
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