Observation 128129: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2012-10-04

Notes: This Cortinarius sp. was very abundant in mixed woods in this coastal Maine location. The caps had a distinctly lighter edge. Spores have a roughened surface as clearly seen in the photomicrographs. Spores are ellipsoid with a 20 spore average of 6.7 × 4.7 microns and Qm =1.42. Spore print is brown.


Lamella crush mount.
Stack of 6 images.
Spores of various maturity in lamella crush mount.

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Based on microscopic features: Brown spores have a roughened surface.

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