Observation 22353: Cortinarius globuliformis Bougher

When: 2009-06-02

Collection location: Central Station, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

Erumpent in sand along roadside. The short squat stature is distinctive. Very reminiscent of Cortinarius verrucisporis from western USA.
Herbarium specimen: BRI & NY (REH 9122).

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Impossible to photograph in situ (buried to erumpent on roadbank of sand).

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Hypogeous/sequestrate in sand amongst bright yellow mycelium
Used references: Bougher & Syme’s Fungi of South Australia

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what a great cort!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-20 10:30:25 CDT (-0400)

thanks for sharing…

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