Observation 230842: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

Notes:
Habitat: oak woodland
Substrate: duff
Cap: 3" wide; 1/4" thick context, which was very short (the thick part didn’t extend the full width of the cap, but thinned out very quickly away from the center); convex; chestnut brown; lighter at the margin; hygrophanous; moist; but not viscid
Gills: adnate, medium caramel brown
Stipe: 7" h x .75" w; even width, but growing in a curve; shiny/satiny; fibrous; smooth; bottom 1/2 tightly covered with a cottony “sock”; smells faintly minty and like cucumber, slightly sweet
Spores: ? (waiting for a spore print)

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84% (1)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: hygrophanous cap, chestnut brown, universal veil remnants fitting like a sock on the lower part of the stipe
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com; California Mushrooms by Desjardin et al
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: White pileus margin

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By: Michelle C. Torres-Grant (mctorresgrant)
2016-02-06 22:40:46 PST (-0800)

Very similar to my observation on 2/1 http://mushroomobserver.org/230346

Created: 2016-02-06 22:05:31 PST (-0800)
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