Slimy-banded Cort Cortinarius collinitus (Persoon) Fries  

Description:

Cap: Variable from purplish-brown to orange or yellow-brown in age; slimy; convex to flat with depressed center in age; finely-lined margin; whitish/purplish flesh. Gills: Lilac/pale purple to rusty-brown, may have whitish edges; close. Stalk: White to same as cap; dry; rusty ring zone may be present; slime may remain as purplish patches (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered, groups on ground in coniferous and hardwood forests (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Slimy-banded Cort (young fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Slimy-banded Cort (mature caps) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Slimy-banded Cort (mature fruiting bodies with rusty ring zone on stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Slimy-banded Cort (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Slimy-banded Cort spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). football-shaped, finely warty; measured 13.2-15.6 X 6.6-8.0 miccrons. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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