Observation 144465: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2013-08-31

Collection location: Katellan Trail, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

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Chestnut Oak, hickory, and other hardwoods.

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Dave, see my Obs 144558
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-09-03 14:08:19 MST (-0700)
I’ve found the same in NJ …
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-09-03 13:21:40 MST (-0700)

and I’ve dried and kept them just because the are so distinctive. Yes, it does seem that they turn brownish when mature/old. Very pronounced “webbing” as the caps open. I post my pics later today.

Apparently there are at least a few…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-09-03 10:01:33 MST (-0700)

species of these silvery corts with purple gills. Phillips includes some. The one thing that seems to stand out as the same in our two collections is the abruptly bulbous stipe base. Ham, it looks like your collection includes a few specimens that are more mature. Difficult to tell if the caps in my collection would have become brownish once they lost the silvery bloom.

Sometimes an odor or the appearance of the cross-sectioned context is helpful with these… things I need to try to remember to check!

Dave W-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2013-09-02 11:18:09 MST (-0700)

Looks like the Cort I found in http://mushroomobserver.org/144298?q=1Snae

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