Observation 87439: Cortinarius scaurus group
When: 2011-09-24
Herbarium specimen reported
0 Sequences

This is a relative of Cortinarius montanus, originally described from Oregon. This species here is common in the high Sierra in mossy habitat and I have several collections. Actually, of all our western species this one is the closest relative to Cortinarius scaurus as interpreted by trusted European sources…

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By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2012-02-08 15:50:13 CST (-0600)

The veil remnants are prominent in many Phlegmaciums. In some cases they are so thick that look like a coccora – Cortinarius calyptratus comes to mind. I have many photos. In some rare cases they may a leave a sac-like remnant around the bulb, but this is rare..

I saw a number
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-02-06 20:50:52 CST (-0600)

of Cortinarius in the east this summer that were strongly volvate.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-02-06 18:26:42 CST (-0600)

This cort looks like it has a volva!

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