Observation 31226: Cortinarius superbus A.H. Sm.
When: 2009-12-31
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: These were growing near Tanoak.
The caps were very viscid/glutinous and the stems somewhat wet but not obviously viscid.
The spores were large, approx. 10.8-13.6 X 6.2-8.0 microns.
KOH on the cap flesh stained slowly red and relatively fast on the stipe flesh.
KOH on the cap and stipe…little to somewhat brownish on the stipe.

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Cortinarius superbus
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2012-01-25 18:30:25 PST (-0800)

I must have been very tired when i made that comment below… 2 years ago. Ouch.

C. superbus

Very typical..

By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-01-02 22:39:41 PST (-0800)

Ron, I think this is probably a Myxacium — I saw similar thing this Fall. Again, I am away from my notes and collections, so will replace this empty comment with more content. Please preserve..


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