Observation 209555: Cortinarius violaceus (L.) Gray

When: 2015-07-10

Collection location: Arethusa Falls, Hart’s Location, New Hampshire, USA [Click for map]

Who: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)

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Growing at the edge of the trial under Tsuga canadensis. Betula sp., Fagus grandifolia and Pinus strobus nearby. Fruiting body 7.6 cm high (1.3 cm cap + 6.3 cm stem. Cap covered with fine scales; dry; 2.0 cm wide. Cortina purple. Stem 2.5 cm wide at base; ~1.1 cm wide at midpoint; 1.1 cm wide at apex. Basal mycelium purple. Gills purple.

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