When: 2008-12-11

Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

KOH line down the middle of the cut stipe shows as a darker line.

Species Lists


Proposed Names

21% (3)
Used references: Dimitar Bojantchev
45% (2)
Recognized by sight: The closest look-alike in my mind is Cortinarius catharinae, with a bright red KOH-reaction on the cap. There are different interpretations of fulmineus, but it should at least have yellow gills..

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-11-26 14:35:25 CST (-0500)

The exact same location (in front of my house) as http://mushroomobserver.org/28817

smell? taste? Dimi has me well trained…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-12 11:08:39 CST (-0500)

and I see you are carrying your KOH into the field. now that’s dedication! did you dry it?