Observation 118077: Hygrophorus russula (Schaeff.) Kauffman
When: 2012-11-26
(35.5618° -84.2329° 259m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found on soil under hardwoods in mixed hardwood/conifer forest. Photo was not taken in the location in which the mushroom was found (the placement of the mushroom on the conifer bark does not indicate that the mushroom was found under pine).


CCB138

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Recognized by sight: reddish spotting on the mature gills; no pronounced yellow bruising; inrolled margin and streaks of pinkish coloration on cap.
Based on microscopic features: Spores 6 × 3 microns, smooth, elliptical
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Recognized by sight: While spores are somewhat smaller than described for H. erubescens, and there was no pronounced yellow bruising, because the collection is from a mixed forest with conifers and because lamellae appear to be widely spaced, H. erubescens seams a reasonable suggestion.

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