Observation 30539: Cortinarius subgenus Sericeocybe P.D. Orton
When: 2009-12-17
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: These look somewhat similar to my last Observation but the spores were larger and more ellipsoid and the cap was pretty viscid/slimy.
It was growing in mixed woods near tanoak, huckleberry, and maybe fir.
Spores were approx. 7.9-9.9 X 5.0-6.1 microns (some large ones in the mix).
I wanted to call them C. griseoviolaceus but it seemed to lack blue colorations.
The slimy cap seems to throw the selection of subgenus into some confusion.

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Good call.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-12-19 20:36:33 GMT (+0000)

Ron, good call (again) on the Section id. We have several species in Section Sericeocybe. Here are some photos in that group.

http://mushroomhobby.com/...

We need to continue to collect carefully…

D.

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