Observation 31076: Cortinarius subgenus Myxacium (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2009-12-29
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: These were growing near Live Oak and Madrone.
The caps were very slimy glutinous and the stipe basically dry.
The stems were slightly to moderately clavate. No strong odor.
The spores were rather round for a Cort, measuring approx. 8.0-9.0 X 6.1-7.5 microns and fairly rough/warted.
No significant reactions with KOH.

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Recognized by sight: subglobose spores indicates subgenus Myxacium, section Delibuti

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Collected the same recently too, I think…
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-12-31 18:09:24 AEDT (+1100)

Hi Ron,

very nice collection!! These are not common. I am pretty sure that I have the same collection under Tanoak from SPSP. This one really looks like one of those less frequent Myxaciums in the Anomali group. I see some glutinous reflection on the stipe. Anyway, the gelatinous layer can be ascertained easily under the microscope. Please keep the collection. Once I return to the States I will organize all Fall collections (quite a few) and have a better map to navigate against… Sorry, for the incomplete info

D.

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