Observation 153275: Cortinarius anthracinus (Fr.) Sacc.

Growing in mixed woods, mostly spruce.
Caps up to 2.3 cm across.
Spores ~ 9.6-10.1 X 7.0-7.2 microns and moderately rough.
Spores were a little large for most of the candidates in the Obtusus group.

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Recognized by sight: olive and purple and orange coloration, small slender frb. KOH reaction should be deep wine colored.

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By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-11-22 12:19:59 -05 (-0500)

another NA misnomer.

Cute corts
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-11-22 12:06:12 -05 (-0500)

but not resembling the european anthracinus :-)

One of my favorite Corts
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-20 13:10:39 -05 (-0500)

I have also found it at Jed Smith – on the entrance road to the nature center.

Not sure how close these are to the true European concept (ours seem more brightly colored and more slender).

Created: 2013-11-20 12:52:26 -05 (-0500)
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