Observation 67840: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2011-05-22
No herbarium specimen

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Rotundisporus
By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2011-05-23 08:47:31 AEST (+1000)

I had not thought of this for an ID as I had not seen a Cortinarius rotundisporus look this green in terms of cap colour before.

dirt below bark
By: zack mikalonis (zackm)
2011-05-23 00:02:25 AEST (+1000)

That is quite plausible. I only commented because from the photographs I could not tell where on the tree it was growing (base/ground, branch, trunk, etc) so I just assumed it was removed from the ground.

Perhaps not.
By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2011-05-22 23:52:18 AEST (+1000)

I think it may have been poking through the bark but actually growing from the soil around the base of the tree. I am fairly confident with it being a Cortinarius due to the apparent spore colour on the stipe.

I have removed that from observation comments.

growing on the tree?
By: zack mikalonis (zackm)
2011-05-22 23:37:11 AEST (+1000)

Cortinarius don’t grow on wood substrate, so It is probably something else. sorry I can’t be more of a help.

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