Observation 104678: Russula variata Banning
When: 2012-08-10
No herbarium specimen

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The forking of the gills near the cap margin…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-08-10 21:25:37 PDT (-0700)

seems like a really good macro character. Most of the forking of the gills I’ve observed in russulas occurs near the stipe.

Thanks Walt. When it comes to the genus Russula, good macro-characters can be difficult to identify.

Dave
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-08-10 20:33:36 PDT (-0700)

Gills are not brittle and they fork near the cap margin.

Walt, how did you arrive at…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-08-10 19:21:12 PDT (-0700)

a high level of confidence for the R. variata ID?

Created: 2012-08-10 18:57:08 PDT (-0700)
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