Observation 186844: Cortinarius niveoglobosus H. Lindstr.
When: 2014-10-28

Notes: Growing with mixed conifers and tanoak.
Caps up to 15.8 cm across.
Spores ~ 7.8-9.4 X 4.3-5.3 microns, ellipsoid to elongate(Q ave. – 1.64) and moderately rough.
3% KOH on cap was neg. to a slight darkening.
They had a slight odor that i couldn’t identify.

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Alan, I think there was a miscommunication
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2016-03-29 22:13:00 CDT (-0400)

on this ID.
Cortinarius patrickensis has much larger spores, in the range of 12-14 X 7-8 microns.
Cortinarius niveoglobosus is also a whitish species but with spores much closer in range with these, ~ 8.5 X 5.5 microns. It also has a peculiar odor.

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