Observation 194157: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2013-09-15

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.4546° 75.4651° 862m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Galerina Strophariaceae, Agaricales.

Small mushroom with brown knobbed cap, brown stalk and brownish-yellow gills

Cap: 1.5-3 cm wide, bell-shaped or gentle cone up to convex with a knob; brown, reddish-brown or chocolate brown; surface is glossy and somewhat uneven as melted; margin edge sometimes is dull yellow.
Gills: almost free or attached with notched edge, dull yellow or brownish-yellow up to ochre, close and moderately broad with short and very short additional gills as typical Tricholomataceae.
Stalk: 3-5 cm long, 0.4-0.7cm thick, some fibrous and purplish-brown with silky remnants of partial veil (?) at a stalk.
Veil: partial veil is possible (silky remnants at a stalk)
Edibility: no accurate data for this mushroom.
Habitat: rather rare kind; scattered small groups on moss after rains in pine-tree forest
Season: July – September

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