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Skin-head Mushroom

Cortinarius subgenus Dermocybe

Description:

When wet, the caps had a very glossy appearance; when dry, they appeared almost papery. The margins of the caps were lighter. Brown gills, tan stipe.

Habitat:

Mossy ground under Sitka Spruce trees near some salmonberry plants.

Notes:

Some sources list this as a subgenus though others consider them to be a genus of their own.

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Machi
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Machi

Alaska, USA

Spotted on Oct 25, 2019
Submitted on Dec 17, 2019

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