Observation 72851: Cortinarius birkebakii Ammirati, Niskanen & Liimat.

Original Herbarium Label: Cortinarius zakii Ammirati & A.H. Sm.
This specimen was cited in the protologue of Cortinarius birkebakii Ammirati, Niskanen & Liimat., in Niskanen, Index Fungorum 196: 1 (2014)

Original specimen description: Spores (6) 7-9 (10) X (4)5 µm, ± smooth or finely verrucose. Cap to 3.5 cm, fibrillose, silky reddish brown, KOH on surface red. Stipe 3.5 X 0.3 cm, apex orange from base up, dark, fibrillose. Gills orange first, later reddish brown. In gill’s trauma and edge yellow, highly retractive elements, similar to chrysocystidia, were very common (in water mounted). After KOH was added, yellow pigment dissolved and those elements lost their brightness.
Herbarium specimen: UBC F16369 [OC33], GenBank#: FJ039590

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