When: 2009-06-19

Collection location: Kauri Point, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Clive Shirley (myxo)

Specimen available

brown spored

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:44 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Kauri Point , Northcote. Auckland, New Zealand’ to ‘Kauri Point, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand’


Proposed Names

-18% (2)
Recognized by sight
-18% (2)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight
95% (4)
Recognized by sight: A Telamonia species, probably belonging into the obtusus-group

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Ha! Those young ones…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-08-09 18:43:22 CDT (-0500)

look like they’re wearing wooly stretch hats pulled down over their eyes.

thanks Dave.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-08-09 10:53:12 CDT (-0500)

nice “chapeaus” on that little cort!

These remind me of…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-08-09 08:22:27 CDT (-0500)

what I call Cortinarius flexipes here in Pennsylvania, USA.
The first time I found C. flexipes I thought they were an Inocybe. Flexipes has an unusual odor.

just searching NZ obsies
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-08-08 20:04:57 CDT (-0500)

and came upon this one. first photo could be anything …
my first hit was Inocybe, too. So great that you also showed older material, and solved a puzzle, with help from your colleagues.

THIS is what MO is all about.

Rock on, Dudes.


Cortinarius sp
By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2009-06-21 03:39:21 CDT (-0500)

Thanks Andreas,
Cortinarius sub group Telamonia looks to be right. Unfortunately there are no local key/descriptions available for the small brown ones in this group.