Observation 151788: Cortinarius mucosus (Bull.) J. Kickx f.
When: 2013-11-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found growing in soil in a coniferous forest on a hill facing the ocean. Was the only visible specimen.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Cortina present.
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Rusty-brown gills. Stipe staining yellow and brown to red-brown, on white background.

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Not taxonomically relevant
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-12 12:17:04 PST (-0800)

It’s just a bruising/aging reaction where handled or damaged. Fairly common if those conditions are the case.

here are some observations of C. mucosus where brownish tones are present near the base:
observation 122722
observation 59536
observation 56296

Brown lower stipe
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-11-12 12:11:26 PST (-0800)

is not usually present on Cortinarius mucosus.

Created: 2013-11-11 18:09:26 PST (-0800)
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