Observation 83895: Cortinarius glaucopus (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2011-11-06

Collection location: Thoiry, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found under spruce, fir.

Cap brown, stipe light tan, gills grey-lilac. Cap viscid, stipe non-viscid. Context and cap brown in KOH.

The micro-shot is of spores from the veil at 1000x in KOH. The spores are ellipsoid, warted and brown. The apr. size is 7 × 5 um.

This all matches well with the desc. for Cortinarius glaucopus in Funga Nordica. Esp. the brown colors, lilac gills when young, stipe that is even or only slight bulbose, and the smaller sized ellipsoid spores.

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Used references: Funga Nordica
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