Observation 9886: Cortinarius (Pers.) Gray

When: 2008-08-23

Collection location: Canada [Click for map]

Who: arcticshrrom (arctic_shroom)

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Psilocybe cyanescens up in northern canada?
it sure looks the same as the pictures ive seen.
what do you think?


Copyright © 2008 arcticshroom

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Recognized by sight: Note the rusty-brown web-like partial veil remnants on the upper part of the stem. The purplish coloration is also consistent with Cortinarius. Active Psilocybes will have more blue-gray / blue-green tones instead of the purple seen in this specimen.

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found some yesterday
By: MattCap (fergikush)
2009-10-22 15:55:06 CDT (-0400)

I found, what looks like to me, the same species yesterday on Sehome Hill. I confirmed the genus as a Cortinarius. It does look very similar to a cyanescens, the webbed veil and the color of the stipe gave it away for me (and the smaller/younger mushrooms seemed much larger than a newgrown cyanescens).

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