Observation 26082: Cortinarius caperatus (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2009-09-21

Collection location: Painters Gap, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

A most delicious edible, rarely collected locally in eating quantities. Todd claimed that it was the first time that he had seen this one in his local woods.

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight: wrinkled frosted cap, membranous partial veil, unusual in a cortinarius. formerly called Rozites caperata.
94% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: fixing bad spelling, it asked you if you wanted to fix the spelling…

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I won’t make a fuss; let’s call it caperatus!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-10-01 15:44:47 CDT (-0500)

MO gave me the choice of both names, I grabbed the wrong one. My (spelling) bad.

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