Observation 96459: Cortinarius distans Peck

When: 2012-06-05

Collection location: Schoolhouse Gap, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blount Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.6423° -83.75° 610m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

Specimen available

-Found on soil under Rhododendron in mixed hardwood forest.
-Spores brown, ellipsoid, warty.
-Cap color and texture reminiscent of C. rubellus.

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
-28% (1)
Used references: Moser
Based on microscopic features: Note: Spores more closely resemble European C. hinnuleus, very coarsely warted
85% (1)
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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-06-21 15:41:44 PDT (-0700)

an early season Cort.

Created: 2012-06-05 16:20:06 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-06-21 13:21:50 PDT (-0700)
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