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Observation 154920: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2013-10-12

Collection location: near Balls Falls Conservation, Vineland, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Dr. Lorne Stobbs (Stobbsl)

No specimen available

In hardwood forest.


Proposed Names

-18% (3)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Looks like there may have been a cortinate veil.
60% (2)
Recognized by sight: Cortina covered in brown spores.

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Stipe appears to show remains of a cortina.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-12-11 11:59:45 CST (+0800)

There are a few Trichs which show a cortinate veil when young. But the light brown gills seen here do not remind me of any Trich species. Cortinarius, a large genus of diverse mushrooms, is perhaps another possibility.