Observation 175912: Cortinarius subgenus Leprocybe M.M. Moser

When: 2014-08-31

Collection location: Lubec, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

This appeared to be on the ground at first but I think it was growing on well rotted submerged wood. The spores had dropped on the cap and stem—the deposit appears to be pretty orangish. The taste is bitter. No distinctive odor. No rain for 2.5 weeks.



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You’re welcome Terri and Donna.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-09-01 19:46:45 PDT (-0700)

Actually, I don’t recognize this as any Cort that I have found. But the overall appearance coupled with the rusty spore color strongly suggests Cortinarius. Note the area near the apex of the stipe where the spores appear to have left a thin deposit. Presumably the result of them sticking to a collapsed cortina.

Thanks, Dave
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-09-01 16:49:33 PDT (-0700)

this one had me stumped.


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