Observation 81389: Cortinarius rufo-olivaceus (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2011-10-21

Collection location: Thoiry, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found under oaks, beech, fir.

Cap grey-pink, rose on disc, stipe grey-lilac, gill yellow-grey, bulb bright pink-rose. Viscid cap, non-viscid stipe. Context yellow-brown in KOH, Cap yellow-brown in KOH at first, then vinaceous-black.

The micro-shot is of spores from the veil at 1000x in KOH. Spores are brown, citriniform, warted. Apr. size is 12.5 × 7.5 um.

This seems to be matching ok the desc. for Cortinarius rufoolivaceus in Funga Nordica, but the key is messed up there, you can’t get there from the key. The name was suggested by others at the SMG meeting, so it works ok if you jump to the name. This one seems a little more colorful than what is desc., and the bulb seems too bright pink, but it is good enough.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Funga Nordica
Based on microscopic features: As desc. in the text.

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