Observation 14074: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2008-11-12

Collection location: Mendocino, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available

cap is mustard yellow to primuline yellow in color; viscid when moist. Stipe is dry and light buff in color. It may have been somewhat viscid as evidenced by debris adhering to stipe. No pronounced odor.



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Recognized by sight: found in mixed conifer forest under redwood. Looks somewhat like C. infractus.

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might possibly be C. percomis
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2008-11-12 12:32:42 CST (-0600)

when the cap is crushed there is a sweet odor of citronella but it is not a strong odor.

Created: 2008-11-12 12:13:11 CST (-0600)
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