Observation 22391: Cortinarius thiersii Ammirati & A.H. Smith

When: 2009-06-18

Collection location: near Echo Summit/Highway 50, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

These had spores that were the right size and shape for this species and the cap turned dark reddish brown with KOH.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:33 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Near Echo Summit/Hwy 50, Ca.’ to ‘near Echo Summit/Highway 50, California, USA



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Used references: Mushroom Hobby… website
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Recognized by sight: Very similar and variable species, but much more likely in the Sierra in spring than croceus. IMHO, the gills look a little better for thiersii. KOH reaction is the same.

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