Observation 206680: Cortinarius sect. Calochroi

When: 2015-05-21

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

49.376958° 75.416861° 1118m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Cortinarius, sect. Calochroi. Cortinariaceae, Agaricales.
Whitish mushroom with light reddish-brown cutting and dots on a cap.
Cap: 3-5cm, convex or broad convex, margins curved in, smooth or fine velvety, whitish with some reddish-brown dots.
Gills: attached, close, narrow up to moderately broad, whitish with weak cream coloring, yellowish-white or cream when old.
Veil: partial cottony veil only at young mushroom.
Stalk: 5-10cm long, white with cottony cover when young up to brownish-white (reddish-brown after cutting), 0.8-1.6cm thick, slightly enlarged down, slightly fibrous.
Habitat: very rare kind in this location, single or small group on moss or soil in pine-tree forest with some birches in shady places of well-wooded forest.
Comments: observation #177334 from the other location possibly is the same kind, but older.
Edibility: no data.
Season: May-August


Cortinarius sect. Calochroi_784-785.jpg
Cortinarius sect. Calochroi_784_785.jpg

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