Observation 150406: Cortinarius luteoarmillatus A.H. Sm.
When: 2013-10-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in mixed hardwoods.
Elevation ~ 1226 ft.
Spores ~ 9.1-11.0 X 5.0-5.9 microns and slightly rough.
Q(ave) = 1.94.
Turned these in to the NAMA Foray group but didn’t see if they got identified.
Edit 10/30/2013;
Notes from Emma Harrower who examined this collection;
Caps 5.7-6.9 cm across; stipe 4.5-6.5 X 1.4 cm; flesh white; no reaction with KOH anywhere; odor faintly raphanoid; taste mealy, acrid/acidic.

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Interesting.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2013-10-31 03:00:24 EDT (-0400)

That name is commonly misapplied in California for C. albofragrans. The C. luteoramillatus was described from Michigan and remains a bit of a mystery. Moser and Ammirati were not sure what it is and based on the limited material it was based on, I also wonder what it really refers to. Have to ask Joe, or the Niskanens, if they sequenced the type.

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