Observation 82729: Cortinarius violaceus (L.) Gray

When: 2011-11-05

Collection location: Bossy, Switzerland [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found by others at the SMG foray.

All parts deeply dark violet. Non-viscid in cap and stipe. Context and cap red in KOH.

The micro-shot is of spores from the veil at 1000x in KOH. The spores are ellipsoid, strongly warted, and deep brown. The apr. size is 12 × 7.5 um.

This matches will with the desc. in Funga Nordica for Cortinarius violaceus, p664.

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