“Macowanites”? More or less pleasant caramel-like odor, similar to Russula fragrantissima. These were fruiting in many places on the mountain, found over a 10 mile stretch, always in clusters of 3 or 4. All clearly secotioid.


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Recognized by sight: Nice find!
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Recognized by sight: Russula would be the correct name, but this will help make this obs findable
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Used references: ‘California Mushrooms’, Desjardin. Cascade range, summer fruiting, rusty brown spores, viscid cap, partial veil fibrils…

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Cortinarius pinguis
By: Adam Bryant (Adam Bryant)
2019-07-12 02:58:23 CDT (-0500)

Stumbled upon a description of this and everything seems to fit… In addition to the other factors, the odor I detected of R. fragrantissima is explicitly called out by Kuo

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