Observation 14074: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2008-11-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: cap is mustard yellow to primuline yellow in color; viscid when moist. Stipe is dry and light buff in color. It may have been somewhat viscid as evidenced by debris adhering to stipe. No pronounced odor.

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Recognized by sight: found in mixed conifer forest under redwood. Looks somewhat like C. infractus.

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might possibly be C. percomis
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2008-11-12 13:32:42 EST (-0500)

when the cap is crushed there is a sweet odor of citronella but it is not a strong odor.

Created: 2008-11-12 13:13:11 EST (-0500)
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