Observation 153551: Cortinarius violaceus (L.) Gray

When: 2013-11-23

Collection location: near Castella, California, USA [Click for map]

640m

Who: (Aaron Cena) (mountainplayer)

No specimen available

Notes:
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Oak, pine and fir. It rained three days ago, last rain before that was late Sept. Temps over the past three/four days have been getting down into the high 20’s.

Gorgeous mushroom. This was my first time finding this species and I couldn’t believe what I was seeing after casually reaching down and grabbing it.

I would have loved to find more, in different stages of growth, but this was the only one.

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Created: 2013-11-23 19:46:54 PST (-0800)
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