Observation 45272: Cortinarius “chunkycort”
When: 2010-05-08
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: brought into camp at BAMS Sierra foray. probably found under conifers at around 5,000’ elevation. not a species that I recognize.

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fruit body five days out (with refrigeration).
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1000x, spores in water.
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KOH on cap; little change.
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KOH, base context. ever so sl. yellows.
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KOH, cap context; little change, sl. yellows.

Proposed Names

-61% (2)
Recognized by sight: waxy decurrent gills, hefty shape.
Based on chemical features: no discernable odor.
30% (2)
Based on microscopic features: spores brown in water.
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Dimitar claims this to be the “working name” for this fat bodied cort, more common in the PNW. somewhat similar to the European C. balteatoalbus, but distinctively different in its DNA.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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