Observation 7552: Cortinarius magnivelatus Dearn. ex Fogel

When: 2008-05-19

Collection location: Lake Almanor, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

Partail veil is thin and delicate, easily broken. Superficially similar to C. volvatus, which has a thick and tough partial veil. Both are found in similar habitat in the Sierra mountains.


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35% (2)
Recognized by sight: Note easily torn veil.
91% (2)
Recognized by sight: The white veil and the lack of yellow-green colors suggests it might be Cortinarius magnivelatus.

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Created: 2008-05-19 09:29:55 MDT (-0600)
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