Observation 120209: Russula “green-madrone” Siegel & Schwarz
When: 2012-12-16
Who: BakerSt10
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Growing with Madrone, mild taste
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Recognized by sight: This common, widespread species has a pale to dark green, greenish-yellow to yellow olive cap, creamy to pale yellow gills, a white stipe that develops ocher stains when handled or in age, mild taste and no odor. It grows with Madrone and Manzanita throughout central and northern coastal CA.
R. olivacea (snesu CA) is similar, but usually has darker colors, darker and slightly smaller spores. It also tends to have or develop a rosy blushed stipe.

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