Observation 48280: Russula Pers.

When: 2010-07-03

Collection location: Marion, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)

No specimen available

Notes:
I feel comfortable that this is a Cortinarius, finding this solitary specimen beneath mixed hardwoods in Mount Rogers National Recreational Area, near Marion, Virginia. What I’m seeking is whether this may be a corrugatus that is weathered and dehydrated, or some other specie. Any ideas are appreciated. Thanks, Mark Prosser

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:41 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Marion, Virginia’ to ‘Marion, Virginia, USA

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Thanks Walt.
By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2010-07-09 04:49:39 BST (+0100)

I’d never have considered that as an identification. I’ve added another shot after the cap fell off but this shot shows a somewhat sharper sense of the interesting patina like surface when viewed at the larger size option. No help concerning the spore color. Thanks, Mark

Brown spores?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-07-09 01:09:21 BST (+0100)

This looks like a Russula in the foetens group.

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