Observation 87193: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray
When: 2012-01-28
Who: Byrain
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing along the side of the trail, under both Quercus agrifolia, Q. wislizeni and possibly some other oaks like Q. berberidifolia or Q. douglasii. A few Pinus sabiniana and some shrubs were nearby too.

The cap, stem, and context stain brown with KOH, for the context the base stains stronger. The spores are minutely warted/bumpy. It smells earthy and has an indistinct mushroomy taste. Clamp connections are present in the stem.

Spore range = 9 – 10 (11) x 6 – 7 (8) μm
Average spore = 9.75 × 6.5 μm
Average Q = 1.51
20 spores measured from the stem

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Mounted in KOH
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With KOH
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With KOH
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Mounted in KOH
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Mounted in KOH
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Mounted in KOH
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Any more…
By: Byrain
2012-01-29 23:50:26 EST (-0500)

…information I could add to make this a more complete observation?

Created: 2012-01-29 23:48:26 EST (-0500)
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