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

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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