Observation 206040: Hebeloma (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2015-06-05

Notes: Growing on the ground with mixed conifers @ ~ 6100 ft. Caps up to 3.6 cm across.
Spore print brown.
Spores ~ 7.0-10.0 X 5.0-6.9 microns, ellipsoid to elongate and smooth.
Did not see any pleurocystidia. Some cheilocystidia, mostly narrowly clavate.
No distinctive odor.

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While these could well be in the “Cortinariaceae”
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2015-06-08 07:09:13 PDT (-0700)

family, I don’t think they are any type of Cortinarius.
The spores were brown, not rusty brown and the spores themselves do not look like any kind of Cort, based on shape and lack of ornamentation. Also, they were much lighter in color in KOH under the microscope.

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