Observation 10625: Russula Pers.
When: 2008-08-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The colors — pale, with a purplish center to the centrally-depressed cap — are interesting. It was in wood detritus in mixed woods in cottage country in Quebec, within a mile of the Ottawa River, after rain. It was not clear whether it was growing from wood or from the ground. It was small, the size of my thumb.

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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-07-03 07:53:47 CDT (-0400)

seems possible. I never got a close enough look at it to be sure; it was threatening rain. The colors are certainly striking though.

Couldn’t it be a small Russula?
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-03 05:01:31 CDT (-0400)

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