Observation 104616: Russula brevipes Peck
When: 2012-08-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Mycorrhizal w/birch.

Somewhat acrid.

Not much bruising reaction, it seems, however.

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Thank you.
By: Sam.Schaperow (SamSchaperow)
2012-08-09 20:27:55 PDT (-0700)

Thanks Dave.

Okay Sam…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-08-09 20:21:23 PDT (-0700)

I made the proposal to perhaps point you in the direction of R. brevipes. I am not familiar with the variations for this species name. Looks like this specimen had been buried in the substrate… which would point toward brevipes (group).

brevipes
By: Sam.Schaperow (SamSchaperow)
2012-08-09 20:13:57 PDT (-0700)

If brevipes, then according to ME, the acridity would more match var. acrior.

Also, ME speaks of it looking like a lactarius (L. deceptivus). I was thinking the uncooked version looked like a lactarius, but the boiled one really looked like one (those w/more spaced gills). I see now that L. deceptivus & this look very similar. Of course, we’re not sure this is Russula brevipes, yet.

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