Observation 122219: Russula Pers.

When: 2012-09-29

Collection location: University Forest Conservation Area, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

No specimen available



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PS. They did smell nice. Wonderful if I recall. I showed it to Michael Kuo
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-02-04 18:10:52 EST (-0500)

but I don’t remember what he said about it. Under heavy oak with lots of acorns on the ground. MOMS Mingo foray.

Thank you Walt!
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-02-04 15:30:33 EST (-0500)
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-02-04 15:01:05 EST (-0500)

You have posted the name Russula which is fine but laurocerasi is a species which is not capitalized and is not the author of the species. Beyond that this mushroom’s name has been changed to Russula grata Britzelm. Russula fragrantissima (if different) is a look alike. They tend to smell of almond extract or cherries when young and fresh.

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