No Common Name Cortinarius obliquus Peck  

Status:

Found in groups on ground in deciduous woods.

Description:

Cap: Purplish with rusty tones, silky, dry; broadly convex with inrolled margin when young; flesh white mottled with purple. Gills: Some shade of purple early, then cinnamon. Stalk: May be extremely short with abrupt, large bulb covered with matted white veil. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Cortinarius obliquus (caps) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Cortinarius obliquus (fruiting body removed from ground) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Cortinarius obliquus (fruiting bodies showing gills and veils) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from Cortinarius obliquus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/26/2014). Elliptical, roughened, tan; measured 8.6 – 9.0 X 5.0 – 5.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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