Observation 60932: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2010-12-17

Collection location: University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eric (emaklan)

No specimen available

I am clueless as to subgenus, but MO seems to require that one be selected. Is there a way around this?

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Fruiting under Quercus. The cap and gills of C. nuda will brown with age. Cap context is whiter than the stipe context, as in the photo. When fresh, this species should have a distinctive, fruity, somewhat soapy aroma.

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your mushroom has a cortina…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-12-20 07:12:09 CET (+0100)

so, no question as to genus. species, tho…?

spore print
By: dan harder (iblewit)
2010-12-20 01:55:21 CET (+0100)

The way around it — if a cortinarius, it will be brown; if a clitocybe nuda, it will be light salmon

Could be
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-12-19 16:57:36 CET (+0100)

the same as obs 60383. At least it has the same kind of grooved bulb, and similar colours.

Not a mixed collection
By: Eric (emaklan)
2010-12-19 11:29:24 CET (+0100)

Here is another picture of the same clump of mushrooms. The fourth older mushroom was a few feet away in a smiler cluster..

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