Observation 187860: Cortinarius subgenus Dermocybe (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2014-11-08

Collection location: Packwood, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Vibrantly orange/red gilled cort fruiting in moss beneath Douglas fir and Western hemlock trees. Odor of potatoes.

Elevation: 2200ft.

Temp: low 50’s.

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57% (1)
Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Used references: Mushrooms Of The Pacific Northwest(Trudell, Amiratti pg. 152.)
81% (3)
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Recognized by sight: I think this is a Dermocybe, not a Leprocybe (like C. clandestinus), but the two can be tough to tell apart. Easy with a KOH test

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