Observation 152850: Cortinarius flexipes group

When: 2013-11-17

Collection location: Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim (mushroomtim)

No specimen available

Riparian wetland bog/pond. Under mixed canopy with allot of young fir, alder maple . 2nd generation fir stand in area. Central Northern valley Oregon. Appeared to be terrestrial or growing on buried wood.

Color; cream to rusty brown in age, sinuate to free

Length; 6-10cm, diameter; 5-8mm cylindrical to subbulbous, color; same as cap, texture; hollow fibrous

Diameter; 3-8cm, color; tan to honey brown slightly hygrophanous, texture; finely tomentose scaly, shape; conical to plane? undulated at the margin acutely umbonate, Slight striation at the margin.

Spore print color:
rusty brown.

Proposed Names

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Botched collection
By: Tim (mushroomtim)
2013-12-18 01:17:23 PST (-0800)

I am separating this observation into two different observation. It was recently pointed out to me that I may have actually had two separate species of Cortinarius.

Created: 2013-11-17 18:48:57 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2013-12-19 11:30:34 PST (-0800)
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