Observation 46917: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2010-06-09
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Could be a known species
By: Karl Soop (karlsoop)
2010-12-31 01:21:27 PST (-0800)

About what size is your fungus, Mike? If cap is 50-70 mm it could be a Phlegmacium in the Scauri section, the cap looks viscid and the stipe dry, OK? Then it could be Cortinarius turcopes, a new sp. to be published soon. Normally the cap is more greenish, but I seem to discern a slight olive shade. C. turcopes normally grows with N-fagus, but as we know there may be adaptations to myrtaceous hosts.

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