Observation 179470: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2014-09-18

Collection location: Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Hopping (AvlMike)

No specimen available

Cap golden yellow, slightly viscid. Gills lilac at margins shading through pale olive at stipe. Stipe dry, white, with lilac shades at apex. Base clavate but not abruptly bulbous. Cut flesh mottled white and pale lilac, no red staining. Smell relatively unpleasant: radish? KOH negative on cap and stipe. Habitat hardwoods and mountain laurel, no conifers nearby.

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