Cortinarius trappei

Cortinarius trappei - Ammirati, Liimat. & Niskanen 2014 Description:Pileus: 15-35 mm across, convex, sub-umbonate to umbonate, margin straight to inrolled when young, surface moist to dry, burgandy to red-brown, or dull tan when dry, typically covered with fine, appressed bronze (pale orange-brown) veil remnants. Gills: Close, burgandy to rich wine-red, becoming dark brown in age.... Continue Reading →

Cortinarius aureofulvus sensu auct.

An olive-yellow Cortinarius with yellow gills, and obliquely marginate bulb, described from Austria. While there are several bright yellow Cortinarius species that occur in conifer forest, for our PNW region consider also Cortinarius metarius, Cortinarius cupreorufus and Cortinarius picea.

Cortinarius neofurvolaesus

Cortinarius neofurvolaesus is a medium to large red-brown to brown species in subgenus Telamonia. It is a close relative to Cortinarius sordidemaculatus (= Cortinarius furvolaesus) and has a similar brown spots or bruising with age. Neither species shows purple tones. Cortinarius neofurvolaesus appears slightly more slender, has lighter red-brown tones and in my observation a more pale and less bulbous stipe.

Cortinarius oliveopetasatus

Cortinarius oliveopetasatus is one of a few olive, yellow-brown phlegmaciod Cortinarius in the Sulfurini lineage (in Section Calochroi). It should be differentiated from C.luteicolor and C.subsulfurinus.

Cortinarius microspermus

Cortinarius microspermus J.E. Lange, Flora Agaricina Danica 5: iii (1940) [MB#271088] Description:Cap 35 - 50 mm wide, pileus tawny yellow to red-brown on the disc, margin cream to white, viscid, gills pale clay-colored then milky-coffee to light ochre, stipe 30 - 80 mm long, 8 - 15 mm at apex, white or creamy-yellow with white... Continue Reading →

Cortinarius alboviolaceus (group)

Cortinarius alboviolaceus (Pers.) Fr., Epicrisis Systematis Mycologici: 280 (1838) [MB#199674] Description:Cap 20 - 70 mm wide, viscid to dry, convex to plane with undulating margin, color variable ranging from silvery white to grey to lavender-gray, tan to yellow-ochre center common in mature specimens, cap margin slightly upturned and thin appearing paler than cap, covered in... Continue Reading →

Cortinarius violaceus

Cortinarius violaceus (L.) Gray, A natural arrangement of British plants 1: 628 (1821)  Description:Cap 40 - 150 mm wide, convex, dry, covered with velvety tufts or scales, giving a furred appearance, dark violet to deep purple, stipe 60 - 150 mm long, 10 - 20 mm wide at apex, clavate cortina purple, sparse, flesh deep... Continue Reading →

Cortinarius pini

Cortinarius pini Brandrud, Edinburgh Journal of Botany 53: 360 (1996) SDA 621 Cortinarius pini Description:Cap 15-55 mm across, thinly viscid, to dry with adhering debris, yellow-brown with paler margin (cinnamon rufous to cinnamon buff), hygrophanous blotches and streaks towards margin stipe 50-80 mm long, 7-11 mm thick at apex, sub-clavate, with pallid to cinnamon brown... Continue Reading →

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