Observation 85374: Cortinarius malachius (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2011-12-28

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

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

Caps on these were up to 4.0 cm across.
Spores were ~ 7.2-8.6 X 5.3-6.2 microns and sl. rough.
Did not detect any strong odor.
KOH on cap was neg. to light brown.
C. malachius seems to fit these pretty good but since that is a European species, these may be related.

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Used references: Mushroom Hobby website.
Mushrooms Demystified by D. Arora.

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