Observation 81375: Cortinarius glaucopus group

When: 2011-10-29

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available


Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
Based on chemical features
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: context colors and KOH staining fits. no distinct bulb, though.
Based on microscopic features: may be too young for spores; I’ll check.

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C. glaucopus complex.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2011-11-03 12:25:49 CDT (-0400)

This one is in the C. glaucopus complex — it is not the most representative fruitbody, but I am pretty, pretty sure based on stature, context and KOH, but asserting the small size of the spores, like 5-8 microns would solidify the id.


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