Cortinarius ionophyllus M.M. Moser (1968)                                                            *Collection: Alaska

Described from cold and wet  Picea forests. This species has a peculiar odor, reminiscent of Tricholoma. saponaceum. No two sources agree on the odor, except that it exists.

Spores: 9-10.5x6-6.5, strongly verrucose

Cheilocystidia abundant on some gills!! In other areas it may be missing completely.