Observation 181142: Lactarius Pers.

When: 2014-10-01

Collection location: MP 14.5 E. Larch Mountain Rd., Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Waterlogged older Cortinarius species, with white parasitic fungus growing on it. This observation is for the Cortinarius mushroom.

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Recognized by sight: one of the purple stainers

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Thanks, Amanita.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-10-02 10:26:02 CDT (-0400)

Really didn’t like Cortinarius much. Already has a hypomyces or something similar growing on it, and this was among the oldlest fungi found today. Lactarius makes much more sense.

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