Observation 60969: Cortinarius anomalus group

When: 2010-12-16

Collection location: San Geronimo, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

These were growing in mixed woods of mostly Live Oak and fir.
The viscid caps were up to 7.3 Cm across.
Spores were ~ 7.7-9.0 X 6.1-7.1 and fairly rough.
KOH reactions were basically negative.

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Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Round spores — very distinctive too

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Cortinarius anomalus gr — one of the several genotypes.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2010-12-18 09:13:46 PST (-0800)

I know this one — one of the largest in the Anomali group from California. Common in mixed woods, but oak is always present. Needs a new name, but I don’t see it done soon.


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