Blewits (Clitocybe) in North Carolina?
lorelei at TELEPORT.COM
Fri Nov 10 11:53:15 EST 1995
Ahem. Larry is correct in all but one statement. Cortinarii
also can be found in large cespitose clusters. It depends on the
On 9 Nov 1995, Larry Caldwell wrote:
> In article <47nvk1$d9u at crl7.crl.com>, kasplash at crl.com (Bob Galvan) wrote:
> > >Bill Chestnut <unicorn1 at nando.net> wrote:
> > >> Is this the Blewit, Clitocybe nuda, or one of it's relatives (edible,
> > >> hopefully)? Anyone in the NC(Raleigh) area having positively ID'd this
....> > I disagree heartily! My impression from the written discription,
> > vanished in the bit-bucket, was that it "sounds like a Cortinarious to me".
> Cortinarii are mycorrhizal with trees.
> Cortinarii have a rusty brown spore print.
> Cortinarii have a veil. (cortina)
> Cortinarii have a solitary to scattered fruiting habit.
> Lorelei Norvell
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