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I just recently started to get into wild mushroom hunting and right now I’m picking everything I see I found these two different types of mushrooms on a trail by the river in my town in Michigan  the lighter colored mushroom was found growing in a clump on a dead tree and the other  tan topped blue stem and Gilled mushrooms were found farther down the trail off to the side in a mossy dirt area  can anyone help me identify these id appreciate it !! Help me !!!

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Second one --bluish tints-- is a species of Cortinarius. The cortina --partial veil-- is seen in one of the photos of a button. Cortinarius is a very large genus; lots of species some of which are dangerously poisonous.

First one, growing in a clump on a dead tree.... possibly Hypsizygus ulmarius. 

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Thank you again Dave for educating me on my new hobby !

I think the second one after doing a little more research that it may be  Cortinarius violaceus , cortinarius collinitus , or Cortinarius rufoolivaceus 

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On 10/26/2018 at 4:19 PM, Michiganshrooms said:

Thank you again Dave for educating me on my new hobby !

I think the second one after doing a little more research that it may be  Cortinarius violaceus , cortinarius collinitus , or Cortinarius rufoolivaceus 

I can say with certainty, that the Cort is not C. violaceus.

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Agreed, the Cort is not C. violaceus, which has a grainy/scaly cap surface. We can also rule out C. collinitis, which is slimy all over. Corts are really difficult. 

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I would stay away from all Corts. I heard people who have no clue misindentify them as Blewits and get poisoned. Corts spore prints are rusty. Blewits are buff pale. The first photos looks like another toxic species that in my area called Poison Pie.

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Good advice, Dan. Although there are a couple Cort species that are commonly eaten --C. caperatus (Formerly Rozites caperatus) and one of the slimy species that grows in western NA, and the edibility of the majority of Corts is undocumented, there are a few species known to be dangerously poisonous. With he exception of C. caperatus, I don't eat any Corts, and this species is not recommended for beginners. There are a few species it can be confused with, including Stropharia hardii which may be a sickener.

I don't think the first ones are "Poisin Pie" (a name used for Hebeloma crustuliniforme and probably also other similar species of Hebeloma). The mushrooms seen in the  top photo here were reported to be growing in a tree. Hebeloma species are terrestrial. But, it's not all that uncommon for some species that are generally terrestrial to be found growing on a tree or other woody habitat. So without more information, Hebeloma cannot be completely ruled out. Spore print color would be one more useful piece of information. Hebeloma mushrooms have brown spore prints. 

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