Observation 129425: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

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thanks Noah.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-27 13:10:05 CST (-0600)

always useful for sightings to contain more info than just a mere photo.

a “no reaction” KOH test is also useful data, altho KOH color changes might be more intrinsically interesting.

with corts, we need all the help we can get to make IDs.

Collection info:
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-02-27 12:55:44 CST (-0600)

Cap: 3-7 cm across, dry, hygrophanous.
Stipe: 5-9 cm long, 0.5-1.2 cm thick, enlarged but not bulbous towards base. UV white, leaving faint cortina.
Odor: raddish, taste mild. KOH no reaction on all parts.

“Aleuria Glen”, Jackson State Forest, 19-Dec-2012

Under Grand Fir, Western Hemlock, Tanoak, Douglas-fir and Coast Redwood.

By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-24 13:28:46 CST (-0600)

in the case of an unknown cort like this one, the term “rare” might well be applicable, and the easy quick data from a few drops of KOH, only available in fresh specimens, useful.

no color change is also information.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-02-24 13:14:18 CST (-0600)

rarely have interesting KOH reactions.
This thing looks like sect. Lanigeri, which I have gotten a sort of dull gray-green from before (cap).

KOH tests?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-24 12:53:58 CST (-0600)

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