| Cortinarius hesleri
|This beautiful collection of Cortinarius hesleri was found in August under
oak. Cap color has been described as Brazil Red (brownish red), Burnt
Sienna (cinnabar red, brownish red), Mars Orange (brownish orange) and
Orange Rufous to Xanthine Orange (reddish orange to brownish orange).
Named for Dr. L. R. Hesler, noted mycologist, former
Professor, and Chairman of the Botany Department and Dean of
the School of Liberal Arts, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
|See Cortinarius hesleri from
eastern North America and related
species from Europe and western
North America, at ResearchGate.
|Describe also at