Observation 84912: Cortinarius vanduzerensis A.H. Sm. & Trappe
When: 2011-12-18
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Under tan oak.

Spores
7.5 × 14
7.5 × 12
7 × 13
8 × 12.5
7.5 × 11.5
8 × 14
7.5 × 12.5
8 × 12.5

Proposed Names

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Now we’re in business…
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2011-12-23 10:44:16 CST (-0600)

The distinct spores do help! This is the pale blue form of Cortinarius vanduzerensis — this one caused me a bit of embarrassment in the spring when I misidentified it as something else — it is a late season, early spring fruiter that on the basis of the gene regions is the same as the typical C. vanduzerensis, but is pale bluish all around and I think is associated with tanoak.

D.


Tough to say without spores.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2011-12-19 16:42:54 CST (-0600)

I see 3-4 options. Need some spores.

D.

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