Observation 87444: Cortinarius balaustinus group
When: 2011-09-24
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This orangish species, common in the high Sierra in wet meadows to mossy habitat is almost identical species to Cortinarius balaustinus as interpreted in Tubingen and differs by a couple of base pairs in the nrITS.

Interestingly, a close relative – Cortinarius subbalaustinus – is very common under live oak and tanoak in the low elevations of California


Collections: DBB45431

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