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saffron colored cortinarius  Cortinarius croceus,Fall,Geotagged,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

saffron colored cortinarius

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This Cortinarius belongs to a group of species with dry, fibrillose to silky fibrillose caps and brightly colored gills. Despite their beauty, they are not easily separated due to similar colors that often change with age. An example is Cortinarius croceus. The young caps are yellowish-brown to olivaceous brown but become reddish brown in age, while the gills are yellowish in youth, dark orange at maturity. For many years it has been confused with Cortinarius cinnamomeus. Both species have brownish.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Nov 24, 2019. Captured Nov 23, 2019 15:37 in Gravel Pit Trail, Vashon, WA 98070, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/1.0
  • 1s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm