Observation 52242: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2010-09-05

Collection location: Thoiry, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found oak, hornbeam, and fir.

Cap viscid, stipe non-viscid, with a straight base. Gills brown, mycelium grey at base. Taste is mild, not bitter.

The micro-shot is of spores form the veil at 1000x in KOH. The spores are sub-globose, brown, warted, without a germ pore. The apr. size is 10 × 7 um.

Looking at the Cortinarius key in Funga Nordica there is nothing for this. So, I need some more local sources to try for these.

I thought these were C. infractus from the look of it, and the place and habitat, (and the subglobose spores…) but not so much.

Looking through the Champions du Suisse tome 5 there is nothing that matches this there, so strike two on these…

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