Observation 29669: Cortinarius glaucopus (Schaeff.) Fr.

When: 2009-12-06

Collection location: San Pablo Reservoir, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Growing under Live oak ( quercus agrifolia)


Shows the effect of 5% KOH on cap, context.
Spores at 1000x

Proposed Names

85% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Violet tinged gills, bulbous base
Used references: Mushroomhobby.com, (Cortinarius ground Zero!); Arora- mushrooms demystified.
Based on microscopic features: Spores are simple ellipsoidal,5-6µm x 8-9µm
Based on chemical features: Pileus turns mahogany red in 5% KOH, context turns paler brown (The purple tinged portions don’t stain)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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