Observation 94476: Cortinarius flavobasalis McKnight & M.M. Moser nom. prov.
When: 2012-05-09
( 762m)
Herbarium specimen reported

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Recognized by sight: Yellow veiled Telemonia, fluoresces orange at the base under UV light.

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Black light subjects
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-05-12 17:53:04 EDT (-0400)

Hypholoma sublateritium can be spectacular, bright purple with day-glo yellow veil. Other Hypholomas and yellow Pholiotas also are nice.

some of the Russula species also do some crazy fluorescense…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-05-12 11:51:48 EDT (-0400)

we had a demo of this at a Wildacres foray a few years back.
it takes that one obsessive mushroomer to bring a black light to a foray, though.

how useful
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-05-12 11:22:34 EDT (-0400)

is black light on genera other than Cortinarius?

Thanks Drew
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-05-12 09:48:45 EDT (-0400)

I know what you mean. Every so often I find a Telamonia that seems to only have a purple sheen when I look sideways at it.

Christian
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-05-12 02:08:34 EDT (-0400)

To me it appears as a watery brownish-grey with the barest hint of amethyst.

Nice shot!
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-05-12 01:44:47 EDT (-0400)

Very cool observation!

Upper stipe
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-05-12 01:42:32 EDT (-0400)

Is there a little bit of purple-amethyst tone over the upper stipe?

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