Observation 68284: Cortinarius leptospermarum E. Horak
When: 2011-05-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fruiting in association with Kunzea ericoides
Spores Ellipsoid, fairly coarsely verrucose.
Range (6-)6.5-7.5×5µm
Average 6.8×5µm

Cheilocystidia Clavate, occasionally cylindrical, not distinct.

Alkaline reactions Very dark red, almost black in all parts of fruitbody, 3%KOH.

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By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2011-05-31 17:09:46 CDT (-0500)

Hi Karl,

The pileus diameter here was up to 45mm, I have looked at the Landcareresearch page for that species and am certain you are right:)

By: Karl Soop (karlsoop)
2011-05-31 12:57:14 CDT (-0500)

About what size is it, Mike? It looks to me like C. leptospermarum.

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