When: 2008-12-03

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Identified at the MSSF Fungus Fair by a Cortinarius specialist from Bulgaria via Hercules, Ca.

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Recognized by sight: I believe I misread the label on these or the label was misplaced. They do not look like C. croceus to me. Also I deleted the unrepresentative photo and added a new one.

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Maybe a Leprocybe
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-01-03 22:29:27 CST (-0500)

like C. clandestinus (sensu CA) or C. cotoneus (which would be easy to misread as croceus)

Not a mixed collection
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2008-12-07 10:42:40 CST (-0500)

Different cameras, not different mushrooms. I added another shot using the digital point and shoot camera with no flash, In this case the colors seem truer with the digital.

Mixed collection
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-12-07 01:28:45 CST (-0500)

These look different. Are they a mixed collection?