Observation 301202: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2017-12-01

Collection location: Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Notes:
Under Virginia pine.

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Not armillatus.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-12-03 10:38:34 CST (-0500)

C. armillatus is one of the most common Corts around here. The tell-tale feature is the presence of 1-3 saffron “bracelets” deposited on the stipe. It’s primarily a summer/early-fall species and seems to occur only where birch is present. Also, C. armillatus has significantly larger spores than these.

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