Observation 57928: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2010-10-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found this both in the Hoh rainforest (photos 1-4) and east of Seattle, near Kirkland (photos 5-6).

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Proposed Names

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Someone else might name the species… that’s a pretty distinctive membranous veil

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Hmm.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-11-05 23:48:21 CDT (-0500)

From a distance I though C. laniger too, but this reminds me of something in the general vicinity of Cortinarius traganus — we have this version that almost lacks any bluish colors. Adam, it is critical to take notes on the odor — I suspect this one smelled. A look at the spores could easily prove/disprove that hypothesis.

D.
OK
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-11-04 17:27:41 CDT (-0500)

My first thought was something close to Cortinarius laniger or bivelus, but a closer look showed bluish gills, so they are out of the question. Sorry, but I can’t give any better help with this.

Irene: any idea what kind of Cort?
By: Adam Singer (adam)
2010-11-04 13:41:14 CDT (-0500)

Oops, sorry about the last two, I’ve deleted them.

I really like the stately shape of this cort and thought maybe you or Dimitar would have an idea as to which kind it might be?

pic. 118217 & 118218
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-11-04 04:38:33 CDT (-0500)

are not the same as the others, they show an Agaricus

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