Observation 207311: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2015-05-19
(49.36672° 75.41267° 929m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray, Cortinariaceae, Agaricales.

Small mushroom with reddish-brown knobbed cap, reddish-brown stalk and gills

Cap: 2.5-5 cm wide, convex or gentle convex with a knob or blunt knob up to flatten or sunken with a gentle knob; reddish-brown with chocolate brown knob; surface smooth or glossy (when wet); often indistinct radial lined out of knob.
Gills: attached with notched edge (pinching end), light brown then reddish-brown up to grayish-brown when died, close and moderately broad with short and very short additional gills.
Stalk: 3-6 cm long, 0.4-0.8cm thick, hollow, whitish with reddish fibres, then purplish-brown up to grayish-brown when died; some fibrous with somewhat as white powder at a stalk surface (remnants of partial veil?).
Veil: partial veil is possible (remnants of whitish cover at a stalk?)
Edibility: no data for this mushroom.
Habitat: common kind in May; scattered small groups or crowded clusters in pine-tree forest
Season: May – August (?).

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