Observation 128276: Cortinarius ponderosus A.H. Sm.

with Doug Fir. Similar to Cortinarius ponderosus, but KOH rxns. are wrong.


viscid cap cort red KOH.jpg
viscid cap cort orange KOH context.jpg
cort spores spsp.jpg
spores smooth, thick walled?, 9-10.5 × 5-6 microns, in H2O.
spores smooth, thick walled?, 9-10.5 × 5-6 microns, in H2O.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: medium sized cort with yellow viscid cap with orange markings, very tough hard stipe, pale buff context.
Based on chemical features: mild, pleasant odor.
KOH red on cap, orange on context.
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Based on microscopic features: spores 9-10.5 × 5-6 microns
Based on chemical features: KOH orange in context

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spores fit ponderosus…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-03-07 22:29:48 CST (-0500)

context KOH does, too.

Created: 2013-02-10 19:45:47 CST (-0500)
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