Observation 83123: Cortinarius malicorius Fr.

When: 2011-11-19

Collection location: Jackson Demonstration State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

These had caps up to 5.7 cm across.
Spores were very small, ~ 5.9-6.1 X 4.0-4.1 microns and somewhat rough.

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Recognized by sight
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Based on microscopic features: Small spores indicating C. malicorius

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Our most common Dermocybe
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2011-11-25 19:03:00 PST (-0800)

No name. I have it as C. croceus on my site, but this is wrong. Have to change it. It is close to a Euro species, escapes my mind right now. Thi species fruits with both conifers and broadleaved trees!!


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