Observation 191682: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2014-10-24
Who: SaraR
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Macroscopic Observations

Lemon Lake County Park, Crown Point, Indiana, USA
Habitat: Black Oak Woodland
Habit: Scattered on the on the soil. Some found clumped together.
Pileus size: 5.0 cm
Pileus Color: Brown reddish cap.
Pileus surface: dull, dry and glutinous.
Stipe surface: dull, dry and glutinous.
Pileal Surface: smooth cap
Pileus margin: not striate smooth
Pileal shape: Broadly convex when mature. Broadly parabolic when young.
Gill attachment: Adnate gills
Gill margin: Even
Gills/ lamellae: regular, appears to have 2 tiers. Gills are close and crowded
Odor/ Taste: Has a fishy smell
Latex: none
Gill color: Brown reddish gills . Same as cap color.
Gill width: 0.5 cm
Location of stipe: Central
Annulus: None
Stipe surface: smooth
Stipe Shape: equal stipe.
Stipe content: Solid.
Stipe color: Creamy on the top. Brown to pinkish at the base of the stip. Bruising slowly reddish.
Stipe length: 4 cm
Stipe width: 1.5 cm
Stipe base: Mycelial pad
Volva type: None.

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Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest
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45% (3)
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