Observation 129070: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2013-02-20
( 10m)

Notes: Substrate: Duff, attached to thin Nothofagus roots underground. Younger Nothofagus forest.

Spore print: rusty brown.

Description: Whitsh pileus, cap down bruising yellowish to brownish. Stipe white. Spider web cortina visible. Stem fibrous. Base bulbous, appears there is a volva present too (see photos).

Its been a long time since I´ve identified a mushroom… but from Gamundi and Horak´s book ¨Fungi of the Andean-Patagonian Forests¨ (2011?) it looks like Cortinarius (Phlegmacium) crystallophous Moser & Horak, although they don´t list a volva in that species description. Though its important to note that according to this book, having a volva on a Cortinarius apparently isn´t crazy, the authors list C. coleopus as having a volva.

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By: Giuliana Furci (Giuliana)
2016-09-02 02:10:11 BST (+0100)

Did it have a distinctive aroma?

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