Name: Cortinarius malicorius Fr.
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Noah Siegel


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cortinarius malicorius

Author: Fr.


Deprecated Synonyms: Dermocybe malicoria, Dermocybe croceofolia

Misspellings: Dermocybe croceofolius


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Cortinariaceae

Genus: Cortinarius

Brief Description:

Cap: 1.5-5 cm; convex or nearly conical at first, becoming broadly convex, flat, depressed, or broadly bell-shaped; fairly dry; silky to finely scaly; yellowish or orangish at first, often with olive tones, becoming orangish brown to cinnamon brown overall.

Gills: Attached to the stem but sometimes pulling away from it in age; close; orange at first, becoming cinnamon to rusty; covered by a yellowish to orangish cortina when young.

Stem: 2-7 cm long; up to 1 cm thick; more or less equal; dry; silky with orangish to yellowish (later cinnamon) fibers; yellowish, often discoloring olive brown to brownish below; sometimes with a rusty ring zone.

Flesh: Yellowish or olive.

Odor: Radishlike.

Chemical Reactions: KOH on cap surface red or reddish black.

Spore Print: Rusty brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores 6-7.5 × 4-4.5 µ; ellipsoid; moderately roughened. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia absent, but inconspicuous marginal cells present on gill edges. Pileipellis a cutis. Contextual and lamellar elements pinkish

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Created: 2008-10-29 20:45:36 CST (-0500) by Noah Siegel (Noah)
Last modified: 2017-07-23 02:09:05 CDT (-0400) by Noah Siegel (Noah)
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