Observation 18823: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2009-01-18

Collection location: Los Trancos Preserve, Palo Alto, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found under live oak.

Dull brown cap, brown to orange-brown gills, off-white to light tan stipe. context off-white. Non-viscid everywhere. Dark purple staining with KOH everywhere.

These were kinda neat for a plain brown Cort. When touched with KOH, anywhere, they would instantly stain deep purple.

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Created: 2009-02-24 23:30:32 SAST (+0200)
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