Observation 14494: Cortinarius infractus var. obscurocyaneus
When: 2008-11-22
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This was the best cort of the day…greenish cast to fruit body, fruity fragrance, bitter taste, blue tones to context, KOH positive(bluish) in stipe, only. You go, Dimi!

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Cortinarius infractus var. obscurocyaneus
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2008-11-24 01:03:42 CST (-0500)

Hi Debbie, this is a classic Cortinarius infractus. In fact the one with the bluish tinges has a variety obscurocyaneus. I have sent a bunch of these to the Ammirati Lab for sequencing. One distinguishing characteristic is the bitter taste. I found a bunch of these in Mendocino and JSF today. Here is a my treatment of these:

http://mushroomhobby.com/...

D.
looks possible…I’ll get the dessicata to Dimi.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-11-23 16:38:09 CST (-0500)
Cortinarius infractus
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-11-23 14:23:21 CST (-0500)

or some close relative, I think (bitter taste and dark gills).

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