Observation 161742: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2014-03-19

Notes: Magic Purple Specimen. Cap purple and (viscous), Stipe & Gills Purple. Cap 15mm stipe 4cm. Single specimen growing in forest floor soil at base of old very & very large dead tree. (Possibly a Cort??? to start the ball rolling.)

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Found a species close to it…
By: Emma Harrower (eharrower)
2014-06-30 12:17:01 CDT (-0400)

C. gymnocephalus Soop. The stipe is identical! However, the cap is on the small side and the cap of C. gymnocephalus is described as “grey-brown to yellow-brown, margin greyish with a violet tinge when young”. Here is the citation (which also has a photo): Gasparini B, Soop K. 2008. Contribution to the Knowledge of Cortinarius [Agaricales , Cortinariaceae] of Tasmania (Australia) and New Zealand. Australas Mycol. 27:173–203.

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