Observation 62687: Cortinarius croceus (Schaeff.) Gray

When: 2011-01-20

Collection location: Gold Bug Park, Placerville, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Growing in grass at the base of a large ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) in a damp area. The caps are viscid, the spore prints are rusty brown, and I am saving them + some dried specimens for when microscopy can be done.

Proposed Names

-77% (2)
Recognized by sight: Viscid caps, clustered habitat.
42% (3)
Recognized by sight
77% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Based on chemical features: Radish like odor

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Smell and taste
By: Byrain
2011-01-21 22:42:29 EST (-0500)

The smell is radish like and the taste is mild.

Created: 2011-01-21 21:57:22 EST (-0500)
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