Cortinarius caesiifolius

Cortinarius caesiifolius A.H. Sm. (1939)
Section anomali
Collected by: Steve Trudell, Shannon Adams
Coll #: SAT-13-298-15, SDA 671, SDA 648
Photograph: Steve Trudell
Location: Mixed conifer forest, HJ Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon and WA State

SDA 671 WA State

Notes: This is a relatively common and fairly distinctive PNW member of Section Anomali that was identified for me but for which I have not found a Type. An upcoming paper will stabilize the names in this section. The three collections here vary by 2 base pairs in a way that looks like a read interpretation (3 vs 4 bases repeated). North American species in section Anomali include at least 9 species:

  • Cortinarius anomelovelatus
  • Cortinarius anomalus
  • Cortinarius barlowensis
  • Cortinarius caninus
  • Cortinarius sericeolazulinus
  • And several undescribed species


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