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Cortinarius anomalus (Fries) Fries
Yunnan: Xianggelila (Zhongdian) Xian. Sichuan-Yunnan border area. South side of Zhongdian Daxue Shan. Grazed meadows, Rhododendron thickets, limestone and shale scree slopes and outcropping ledges. 28°34'24"N, 99°48'42"E; 4280-4600 m.
On ground near (only) Rhododendron and Polygonum at 4300 m. Pileus 2-4 cm in diam., convex, slightly viscid to gelatinous, first central part yellow ochraceous, margin olivaceous, when mature almost whole pileal surface becoming ochraceous or yellow with brownish tinge, only margin with olivaceous tinge. Lamellae first pale violet, then brown. Stipe 5-7 x 0.5-1 cm, violet, then yellowish, dirty white to ochraceous.
Zhu-Liang YANG
2453 25 July 1998

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