Observation 87497: Cortinarius turmalis Fr.

When: 2011-10-16

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)

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This species is exactly the same as what I call Cortinarius turmalis from Idaho and seems to be in line with A.H.Smith’s concept too. Interestingly in the Tubingen work, this species (+/- 1-2 bp) is treated as Cortinarius claricolor, but I am not entirely sold on that concept as the material I see from Sweden has more orangish coloration. Anyway, this Yosemite collection appears to be widespread in Western North America…

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