Observation 128582: Cortinarius subgenus Dermocybe (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2013-02-13

Collection location: Bolinas Ridge, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

Notes:
These were growing under manzanita and near mixed woods of tanoak, fir and Huckleberry. Conditions were dry.
Caps were up to 3.1 cm across.
Spores were ~ 6.4-9.1 X 4.6-6.0 microns and sl. rough.
KOH on cap and flesh was a dark red.
They could be C. phoeniceus var. occidentalis but coloring and habitat does not seem quite right.

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Recognized by sight: Species has been found with manzanita and fir occasionally. Not sure about the KOH, though
Used references: Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast

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