Observation 69554: Cortinarius subgenus Telamonia (Fr.) Trog

Open rock outcrops, in moss (Racomitrium elongatum)
Original Herbarium Label: Cortinarius uraceus Fr.
Herbarium Specimen: UBC F23364

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42% (2)
Recognized by sight
-11% (2)
Recognized by sight: Cortinarius subsertipes Romagn. is probably a synonym

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-06-19 13:15:37 MDT (-0600)

that deal with casimiri, say spores 10-11.5 × 6-7 μm, distant gills, cap sometimes blackening in spots, gills pale reddish brown, stem sometimes bluish at the top, bruising pinkish near the base, and the base often with a small, hard bulb.
This doesn’t look too different:

Maybe this isn’t it, but certainly not uraceus (spores (8-)8.5-9.5 × 5-5.5(-6) μm, gills chocolate brown, stem and veil greyish, often with a greenish hue etc..

not Cortinarius casimiri
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2011-06-19 12:50:31 MDT (-0600)

As I understand Cortinarius casimiri, it is quite common in fall, has longer spores, remnants of veil on the cap margin, and bands on the stipe. OC

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-06-19 01:10:38 MDT (-0600)

The same as obs 67032. Can’t tell what it is, but I still don’t beleive in uraceus. A bluish tint on top of the stem, and a bit too large spores, suggest something else, maybe something around Cortinarius casimiri.

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