Observation 168832: Cortinarius subgenus Telamonia (Fr.) Trog

When: 2014-06-27

Collection location: Seven Tubs Natural Area, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

On wood. Material seen on stipe casts doubt upon the Mycena proposal. But I can’t say if this is the remnant of a partial veil.

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This morning I discovered…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-02 17:20:27 PDT (-0700)

the mushrooms were still available. Just did a quick smash mount on a piece of gill… dark spored.

If my memory serves me, then these were growing on a stump at least one foot above ground level. This would be an interesting occurrence for a Cort. But evidence seems to point this way. Wish I would have got a decent in-situ photo.

Several times in the past…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-06-30 20:03:27 PDT (-0700)

I have been fooled by Mycena rutilantiformis into believing an example to be brown-spored. Maybe it’s the other way around this time? I laid a few out to print, but after two days no spores had dropped. Too busy away from home after that to investigate further.

These look brown-spored
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-06-30 19:10:56 PDT (-0700)

if they weren’t on wood, I’d guess they were Telamonia

Created: 2014-06-30 19:02:28 PDT (-0700)
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