Observation 203028: Cortinarius armeniacus (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2007-08-01

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

49.4058° 75.4237° 1080m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Cortinarius armeniacus, Cortinariaceae, Agaricales.(Паутинник оранжевый, абрикосово-желтый).
Cap: 4-8cm, convex up to broadly convex, , margins curved under, color is dull orange as apricot up to bright orange or orange-yellow, minor light orange-brown; Cap surface is smooth up to fine velvety when dry or some slimy in wet weather. Flesh is white up to light orange along surface.
Gills: attached and pinching out toward stalk, close to almost distant; narrow up to moderately broad with short intermediate gills, color from light orange-yellow up to light orange-brown or
bright orange.
Veil: partial veil as white cotton at young mushrooms.
Stalk: 3-6cm long with weak indistinct remnants of veil, 1.5-3cm thick, enlarged down often up to bulbous base, pinkish-white, sometimes with some lilac top, cutting is white with light-orange margin.
Edibility: good with caution because there is orange-brown poisonous kind with thinner stalk, most people afraid all Cortinariaceae.
Habitat: rather rare kind scattered as small group in pine-tree forest with aspen and birches.
July – September.


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