Observation 27815: Cortinarius glaucopus var. olivaceus

When: 2009-10-17

Collection location: Thoiry, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under spruce and fir.

Help in the id from others at the SMG meeting. Gills blue when young, viscid cap, non-viscid stipe. Context light gray in KOH, cap surface brown in KOH. Spores ellipsoid, brown, warted, 7-9 um long.

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Recognized by sight: Cortinarius glaucopus never has an emarginate bulb but is more napiform and smaller.

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Nice — a positive example
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-11-07 00:11:16 CST (-0500)

This is how Phlegmacium collections should be presented. Spores, KOH, all. C. glaucopus var. olivaceus is consistent with the various sources. The straight var. glaucopus has a lighter cap and lighter colored gills.


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