Observation 117241: Russula pelargonia Niolle
When: 2012-11-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Displayed at the Humboldt Bay Mycological Society (HBMS) mushroom fair.

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Another photo
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-12-22 17:31:34 GMT (+0000)
No clue
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-11-20 19:52:28 GMT (+0000)

I don’t know who collected these or where they are from. They were dropped off at the ID tables and someone else named them at the mushroom fair. I think they might have been collected at two different locations because I saw only one, then an hour later both together. I did smell them when I took the photos, but did not taste them. No clue as to the host tree.

Growing with Populus?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-11-20 07:46:24 GMT (+0000)

There are several species with geranium smell. This doesn’t look like pelargonia to me.
With the purplish/pinkish stem it looks more like gracillima (smell indistinct). I have no idea what you might have in California.
Spore colour? Taste?

Yep
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-11-20 01:19:25 GMT (+0000)

Yes, a nice odor, like geraniums.

smells like geraniums?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-11-19 17:33:34 GMT (+0000)

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