Observation 112321: Russula sect. Emeticinae Melzer & Zvára.
When: 2012-09-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: ID HK 07
Macroscopic Characteristics
Fruiting Body Shape redish/pink mushroom basidiocarp
Size 1.5cm x length 5 cm
Texture moist, sticky,soft, shiny; the stipe was chalky fragile
Pileus (cap) Reddish-pink; slightly depressed; moderately; indented,broadly convex-plane; 5-6 cm
Stipe (stem) central; white bulbous base
Gills (lamellae) smooth ;white; width .5 cm, spacing less >1mm apart
flesh soft, white
other lacks ring or partial veil
Odor fruity, earthy, mushroomy
Spore Print white
Microscopic Characteristics
Basidiospores ornamented spores; light green; elliptical to egg-shaped; 7–10 by 6-9 μm
Habitat Characteristics
Substrate found in open area on forest floor; found another one a couple inches away;
Location Marquette Park Gary, Indiana, USA
Time September

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