Observation 92714: Cortinarius hemitrichus (Pers.) Fr.
When: 2012-04-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Collection #DD681
In a lawn under European Birch trees.
Part of a mycoflora consisting of Russula versicolor, Lactarius pubescens var. betulae, Amanita phalloides and Leccinum cyaneobasileucum. These five species show up in several locations under birch.

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Thanks Dimitar!
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-04-18 19:39:20 PDT (-0700)

Dimi looked at the dried collection and says the spores are 7-8.5 × 4.4-5

hemitrichus
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2012-04-17 23:45:04 PDT (-0700)

No doubt. Checked the spores — same shape and size.

In general
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2012-04-13 23:25:48 PDT (-0700)

people abuse that name C. hemitrichus a lot and apply it to all kinds of things — those tiny white scales, a remnant of the universal veil are present in many Telamonia, but when poeple see them so prominent they assume C. hemitrichus.

D.
Stanford
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-04-13 22:08:01 PDT (-0700)

I’ve also found these under birches near Stanford.

Interestingly, I’ve never found it in Santa Cruz (even under trees that have L. cyaneobasileucum, R. versicolor, Paxillus sp and L. pubescens var. betulae simultaneously).
I’ve also never found A. phalloides under birch here either.

This may be the
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2012-04-13 21:05:52 PDT (-0700)

true C. hemitrichus, which is a birch associate. Very exciting. Can I come and see these birch trees? And make more photos?

D.

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