When: 2008-09-05

Collection location: Gallatin Co., Montana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)

No specimen available

Growing around 7000’ with Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir.


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By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2008-12-13 22:54:54 MST (-0700)

was my first guess too. I’ll have to find more next season.

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-12-13 22:23:28 MST (-0700)

The gill color is close to Melanophyllum, but I think Cortinarius is more likely because of the color of the stipe. Need more photos showing the other parts of the mushroom.