Observation 9854: Cortinarius violaceus (L.) Gray

When: 2008-08-22

Collection location: Babcock State Park, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

None of the three references mention the cottony purple base, which I found odd considering it is so striking. I enhanced the colors on the first photo, but the second photo is unedited. Even unedited, these seen more colorful than those shown in the field guides.

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Used references: Lincoff 620
Arora 446
Laessoe and Lincoff 71

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Created: 2008-08-22 17:05:05 PDT (-0700)
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