Observation 178096: Cortinarius subgenus Phlegmacium (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2014-09-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On the ground in beech forest

Cap: 4cm, ochre brown (RAL 8001), crumpled, dry
Stipe: 4 cm, white
Gills: crowded, brown
Flesh white
Odor: not distinctive

KOH: no reaction on cap, flesh and stipe
Phenol: no reaction on cap, flesh and stipe
Melzer on flesh: orange
FeSO4 on stipe: no reaction

Proposed Names

2% (3)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Rusty-brown spores on cortina, which is also on the stipe. Neither cap nor stem viscid.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Looks like…
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2014-09-14 07:19:31 PDT (-0700)

a dried up Phlegmacium to me with that semi-emarginate bulb. Right about the lack of KOH reaction.

By: deuteragenie
2014-09-14 03:45:20 PDT (-0700)

If it were leprocybe it would have strong koh reaction…

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