Observation 190804: Cortinarius occidentalis A.H. Sm.

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C. occidentalis vs C. cyanites
By: Emma Harrower (eharrower)
2015-02-26 18:33:41 CST (-0500)

If this is the same as the other specimen, it turns red when cut, like C. cyanites, not blue, like C. occidentalis. Someone needs to work on the taxonomy of the C. cyanites group. There are likely several undescribed species that turn red upon exposure to air.

Staining
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-02-26 18:24:22 CST (-0500)

see the last photo in observation 190809 for staining reaction of similar specimens found less than a hundred meters away

I think this is
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-12-01 21:02:17 CST (-0500)

the same as observation 190809, and my same question that I asked their applies

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