Recent work on Cortinarius section Leprocybe (Ammirati et al, 2020) has described many new species and given us new insight on the diversity of North American species. One of these is Cortinarius arosquamosus, discussed here.
Cortinarius saxamontanus Fogel, Mycologia 86 (6): 798 (1995) Collection date: 26 May 2018 Collector: Shannon Adams Location: Pipe Creek Snow park – NF141, Blewett Pass, Kittitas County, WA, USA Habitat: Douglas Fir, Ponderosa Pine Description: Pileus: Dry, margin inrolled. 48-65mm across, dingy yellow at cap margins to ochre at center of disk. Overall, strong yellowish appearance.... Continue Reading →
Cortinarius napus, Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 263 (1838) Collection date: 1st October 2016Collector: Shannon Adams / Noah SiegelLocation: Deering Rd, just south of Island Rd, near Port Renfrew, BC, Canada Description: Pileus: 40-100mm across, convex to broadly convex, margin inrolled when young, becoming downcurved in age. Surface smooth and viscid, foxy or chestnut brown,... Continue Reading →