Observation 25364: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2009-09-15

Collection location: Etters, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: kate (kate)

No specimen available

This is a rather small mushroom approxamately 3 inches wide growing about 30 feet into a hardwood forest. It was found growing in leaf litter close to a large rock with large oaks close by. It’s cap is the color of a chestnut shiney with a faint outline of of white on the edges becoming darker toward the center. The cap has a wavey like circumfrence. The stipe is a mottled brownish color with cream as the secondary color. Gills have a reddish brown to rust coloration with a lighter colored area just before they meet the stipe.



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Recognized by sight: Looks like brown cortina fibers on the stipe.

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Created: 2009-09-15 21:01:29 PDT (-0700)
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