Observation 185474: Hebeloma (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2014-08-03

Collection location: Prishakhtinsk forest, Karaganda town vicinity, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.9273° 73.0503° 567m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Cortinarius multiformis Cortinariaceae, Agaricales. (Паутинник изменчивый малый).

Cap: 3-6cm wide, cone-shaped dull pinkish-brown when young, light orange-brown convex with incurved margin or broadly convex up to flattened, sometimes with small gentle knob, indistinct concentric coloring (margins lighter) sometimes with darker or brighter central spot. Cap surface is smooth.
Gills: almost free (attached with pinching end), long gills broad, intermediate gills are medium, short and very short length; color from pinkish-white up to dull orange-brown or light pinkish-brown when old.
Stalk: 5-10cm long, whitish and silky at the top part and down up to light brown-orange or light brown when old; 0.4-1cm thick fibrous and hollow; stalk sometimes has reddish remnants of fibrous veil at the top.
Veil: partial veil weak fibrous or hairy and only at very young mushrooms; it disappears very fast.
Odor is unpleasant and somewhat bad soap.
Habitat: small or big groups scattered in pine-tree forest with some elm (Ulmus densa) and maple (Acer negúndo). This mushroom often grows nearby Tricholoma terreum.
Edibility: no data.
Season: May – October


Cortinarius multiformis_GPS_30_.jpg
49.89882°"N”, 73.03787°"E”, 524m
Cortinarius multiformis_GPS_30.jpg
49.89882°"N”, 73.03787°"E”, 524m

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I could go with Hebeloma
By: Emma Harrower (eharrower)
2016-05-16 15:38:43 CDT (-0400)

I didn’t have a close look at the pictures before.

Not Hebeloma?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2016-05-16 13:56:21 CDT (-0400)
I’ll have to key this out.
By: Emma Harrower (eharrower)
2016-05-16 13:18:33 CDT (-0400)

The North American perception of Cortinarius multiformishas a bulbous base and a more yellowish viscid cap.

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