Observation 134259: Russula compacta Frost & Peck
When: 2013-05-22
No herbarium specimen

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: reddish-brown bruising, stout look, difficult to describe but characteristic cap surface texture

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About the cap surface of R. compacta…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-05-23 08:43:21 CDT (-0400)

I think one way to describe the cap of R. compacta is that it looks like someone has passed a spray of brown paint unevenly across a dull white mushroom…. except for the ones that are almost completely white.

Gills bruise prominently, and rather quickly, brown. Odor somewhat unpleasant, like raw fish.

Created: 2013-05-22 15:16:53 CDT (-0400)
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