|location: North America|
|fungus colour: Grey to beige|
|normal size: 5-15cm|
|cap type: Convex to shield shaped|
|stem type: Bulbous base of stem|
|flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky|
|spore colour: Rusty brown|
|habitat: Grows in woods|
Cortinarius corrugis Smith subgenus Phlegmacium Cap 6-12cm across, convex then flattened with slight dome; pinkish cinnamon; viscid when wet, becoming radially wrinkled. Gills adnate; pallid, pinky creamy buff, then darker. Stem 60-90 x 12-20mm, mostly with a clavate bulbous stem base: pallid then brownish; fibrillose. Flesh pallid, whitish. Odor slight. Taste slight. Spores ellipsoid, roughened, 8.5-10 x 4.5-5.5µ quotient 1.85. Deposit rusty brown. Habitat under conifers. Rare. Found in Washington. Season September-October. Not edible. Comment My specimens agree with Smith's description except that mine have clavate stems and my spores are a little fatter.
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