Observation 60512: Cortinarius casimiri (Velen.) Huijsman
When: 2010-12-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in a mixed forest. Cap 4.2cm. Stem 7cm, dark brown inside, hollow in the top half. Flesh thin, brown, no particular odor. No remnants of partial veil seen under hand lens. Spores brown, large, 12×7 microns. No cystidia observed; what shows in the micrograph I’m interpreting as basidioles.

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Based on microscopic features: No cystidia observed

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casimiri
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-12-16 03:52:58 CST (-0500)

looks like a good idea. If not the same, at least very close.

I was wondering a bit about the shape of the spores.. Maybe none of them is seen in side view to show the apiculus well. They are less conspicious in the Inocybe species.

Cortinarius?
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2010-12-16 00:40:58 CST (-0500)

The description on MatchMaker is close. In particular: “spores 9.2-12.3 × 5-7.4 microns, elliptic, moderately verrucose, light yellow”. As for the veil, of which I saw no trace on the stem, it says “margin joined to stem by a dense, whitish, filamentous cortina when young; later often with a fibrillose-membranous annulus”.

Pictures on the web look similar to this observation:

http://mycologie.catalogne.free.fr/...

http://www.commanster.eu/...

http://www.stridvall.se/fungi/gallery/Telamonia/SV01_119

Well
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-12-15 04:08:33 CST (-0500)

A ridiculous vote gets more attention than a simple comment, I guess :-)

The mushroom looks more like a Cortinarius (on gill colour and the shiny veil), but the spore shape looks like Inocybe.. I have no idea what this is.

Voting
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2010-12-15 00:21:19 CST (-0500)

What do we want to say when we propose a name and give it a -3 vote?

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