Observation 18934: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2009-02-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Sorry, this was too large to collect — I was still holding out for possibly finding an Amanita later!

I found this several times, but only this one was quite so huge; CAP viscid when very young, glabrous, opening to nearly plane; GILLS brown, not or barely notched; STIPE very long and extending under ground quite some distance (never did successfully dig one up completely), white, dry; SPORES rusty brown (visible all over the ground under this one); VEIL cortina (not so visible on this one, but obvious on younger ones); OTHER quite a pleasant odor remniscent of Boletus edulis — very distinctive.

(number 0226.14, page 166)

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