Observation 196859: Cortinarius subgenus Leprocybe M.M. Moser

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Recognized by sight: cap orange brown with yellowish fibrils, not sticky or hygrophanous; cream to pale yellow gills and cortina; stem whitish upper half and color of cap below, equal; on ground in mixed woods that include tanoak, fir and redwood
Based on chemical features: KOH on cap red brown
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I’m not positive it’s Inocybe!
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2015-01-22 16:07:23 PST (-0800)

Just a little hunch I got.

Inocybe vs. Cortinarius can be hellish…

Really Jacob? :}
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-01-22 14:24:38 PST (-0800)

I’m getting my Inocybes confused with my Cortinarius for sure. I should take the contrarian view: that is if I think it’s one it must be the other! Can’t you give me a few tips?


Created: 2015-01-22 13:45:06 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2015-01-22 14:12:10 PST (-0800)
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