Public Description of Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

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Gilled with cap and stem; generally characterized by a cortina (cobwebby veil) and cinnamon or rust-brown spores.1 2


1 Gibson, Notes on CORTINARIUS in the Pacific Northwest (2011)

2 Hoiland, K. & Holst-Jensen, A. (2000). Cortinarius phylogeny and possible taxonomic implications of ITS rDNA sequences. Mycologia 92: 694-710

3 Peintner U, Moncalvo J-M, Vilgalys R. 2004. Toward a better understanding of the infrageneric relationships in Cortinarius (Agaricales, Basidiomycota). Mycologia 96: 1042-1058

Description author: Joseph D. Cohen (Request Authorship Credit)