Observation 107431: Russula mariae Peck
When: 2012-06-22
Who: woodwalker
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Seen at edge of sidewalk near wooded area. Nearest trees are hemlocks. Most other trees in the area are oak, maple, hickory. Width about 2 to 3 inches. About 3 inches tall. Color of cap is deep red, almost purple.

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I have never seen it before either
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-08-29 13:43:25 EDT (-0400)

quite like that. Probably caused by environmental conditions.

A pic of the underside would be cool.

Hanging gills
By: woodwalker
2012-08-29 12:49:30 EDT (-0400)

Is there anything noteworthy about the gills that seems to be hanging from the cap? I’ve never seen that before, and I haven’t been able to find a similar picture on any website.

Created: 2012-08-28 18:06:30 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-08-29 12:55:16 EDT (-0400)
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